Monday, April 4, 2016

1991 Pilibhit fake encounter case: 47 policemen sentenced to life imprisonment

LUCKNOW: A special CBI court on Monday sentenced 47 policemen to life imprisonment for killing 11 Sikh pilgrims at three different spots in Pilibhit district in a fake encounter on July 12, 1991.

CBI court judge Lalloo Singh had convicted the accused cops under sections 302, 364, 365, 218 and 117 read with 120B of the IPC on Friday, adding that there was ample evidence against these persons for kidnapping and conspiring to kill the pilgrims in name of terrorists.

with thanks : Times of India : LINK : for detailed news.

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