Murder convict arrested after 10 yrs
Jammu: A convict in a murder case was arrested after ten years and has been sent to district jail Jammu to undergo life imprisonment.
On June 3, 1994 Swarn Singh alias Puppy in Bari-Brahmana area was murdered. Police after completion of the investigation charged Rajesh Sharma of Gurdaspore of being involved in the murder. Subsequently it produced the challan in the Court.
On November 5, 1998, the Court awarded Rajesh Kumar along with other accused life-imprisonment and fine Rs 20,000. The sentenced awarded by the 1st Additional Sessions Court was confirmed by the High Court on July 31, 2000.
However, during the proceedings before the High Court, convict Rajesh Kumar was released on bail and accordingly with the conformation of conviction and sentence, the accused were directed to surrender before the Court of 1st Additional Sessions Judge for undergoing the sentence.
Accused Rajesh Kumar alias Raju did not surrendered and warrants for his arrest was issued.
He was arrested by Bari-Brahmana police after about 10 years and produced in the Court.
The Ist Additional Sessions Judge Jammu Sanjay Gupta directed Superintendent District Jail Jammu to send the accused to district jail Jammu for the remaining imprisonment.
Lastupdate on : Mon, 2 Nov 2009 21:30:00 Makkah time
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