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Trial to begin in Batla House shootout case

Posted by on February 15, 2011 0 Comment

New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) A court here has framed charges against a suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist arrested in south Delhi’s Batla House shootout in which a Delhi Police inspector was killed in 2008.

Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar framed the charges against Shahzad Ahmed alias Pappu.

Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma of the Delhi Police Special Cell and two alleged IM terrorists were killed in the shootout Sep 19, 2008 in Batla House neighbourhood in Okhla, six days after the serial blasts here.

Shahzad has been charged under section 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder) and other sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

He has also been charged under section 333 (causing hurt to public servant), 353 (assault to deter a public servant from discharge of duty), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of his functions), 201 (causing disappearance of evidence) of the IPC and section 27 of the Arms Act.

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