UP fake encounter: 31 years later, daughter weeps for slain father
- Bhaskar News
- Apr 06, 2013, 05:23 AM IST
Lucknow: A CBI special court on Friday announced the quantum of punishment for the policemen involved in the fake encounter killing of DSP KP Singh and 12 innocent villagers in 1982 in Gonda’s Madhavpur.
3 policemen were given the death penalty while 5 others were sentenced to life imprisonment. The moment the verdict was announced, Kinjal Singh (IAS), daughter of the slain DSP who is the DM of Bahraich burst into tears. She said that she was always sure justice would be done. She said that her entire family had been waiting for this day for years.
Among those sentenced to death are Gonda Kodiya police station former SI RB Saroj, Colonelganj station head constable Ram Nayak Pandey and Dubha constable Ram Karan Singh Yadav.
Among those sentenced to life imprisonment for conspiracy and bearing false witness are-Platoon Commander of 30th Battalliob of the PAC, Ramakant Dikshit, reader Naseem of SP Gonda Parvej Hussain, SI of Kotwali Dehat Gondan SI Mangla Singh and Lakadmandi thana incharge Rajendra Prasad Singh.
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