SIMI member Abu Faizal gets life sentence for cops murder

first_imgA special trial court here on Saturday sentenced Abu Faizal, a member of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), to life imprisonment after finding him guilty of killing a police constable in 2009.Faizal had been convicted by the additional sessions judge B S Bhadoria on Friday. The court also awarded three years’ imprisonment to co-accused Mahtab after finding him guilty under the Arms Act for supplying a weapon to Faizal which was used in the crime, said Special public prosecutor Naresh Gupta. Also Read – Punjab on alert after release of excess water from Bhakra damFaizal has been found guilty for the murder of constable Sitaram Yadav in Khandwa district in 2009. Faizal, who attended the hearing from jail through video conference facility, lost his cool and shouted after the judge pronounced the verdict on Friday. On Saturday also he attended the hearing through video conference. Faizal and four others shot Yadav dead. Three of them are still absconding while one died, Gupta said.last_img

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