STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Twelve awarded life term in double-murder case

Two persons had died and six were injured in the 2010 firing incident at Barchhapper village in Hansi II block, around 25 km from the district headquarters.

Published: 22nd February 2021 05:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd February 2021 05:34 PM   |  A+A-

jail, prison, bars, behind, shadow,

Representational Image. (File Photo)

By PTI

HISAR: A court sentenced 12 people for life on Monday for killing two persons during a dispute over encroachment on panchayat land in Haryana's Hisar district over a decade ago.

The court had held all the accused guilty for the crime on February 11.

Additional District and Sessions Judge G S Wadhwa announced the sentence and also imposed penalties on all the convicts under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act, according to the complainant's lawyer, Mohinder Singh Nain.

Two persons had died and six were injured in the 2010 firing incident at Barchhapper village in Hansi II block, around 25 km from the district headquarters.

According to a complaint, the accused wanted to encroach on a 'shamilat' (common land).

When this was opposed, they opened fire.

A case under sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder) 148 (rioting), 149 (if an offence be committed by any member of an unlawful assembly) of the IPC and the Arms Act was registered against 15 people on February 27, 2010.

Two accused died during the hearing of the case, while one suspect was a juvenile.

The 12 people sentenced are: Paras Ram, his son Krishan, Mala, Mohan, Bholu, Bajinder, Ganga Dutt, Kalam Singh, Devi Ram, Surender, all residents of Barchhapper village; Sonu of Jind and Jeevan of Rohtak district.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp