Khan has filed an appeal against the trial court verdict which said the offence fell under the "rarest of the rare category" warranting the maximum sentence and Ariz be "hanged by neck" till death.
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Ariz Khan through his lawyer MS Khan has filed an appeal against the judgment passed by the Saket trial Court in March this year.
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As per prosecution evidence, Ariz was pursuing B.Tech in IT from a college in Mujaffarnagar where he had taken admission in 2005.
It further noted that the family members were unable to live normal lives due to their security concerns.
Sharma was killed during the Batla House encounter in Jamia Nagar following serial bomb blasts in the national capital killing 39 people.
The encounter between the Delhi Police and a bunch of Indian Mujahideen members holed up in a flat in South Delhi had led to the death of Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma.
Ariz Khan, an alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist arrested by the Delhi Police from the Indo-Nepal border, was nabbed after police got leads from the interrogation of suspected terrorists.
Aziz Khan was present at Batla House, along with four others, and had managed to give police the slip during the encounter on September 19, 2008 in Delhi's Jamia Nagar.