CRPF man gets 6 yrs RI
Charged With ‘Causing Death Of His Colleague’
D A RASHID
Srinagar, May 31: A local Sessions Court convicted a paramilitary CRPF man and sentenced him to six years rigorous imprisonment after finding him guilty of “culpable homicide not amounting to murder” for causing death of his colleague.
The Court of 1st Additional Sessions Judge Srinagar Sham Lal Lalhal convicted the accused Satpal under section 304 (11) of RPC and imposed a fine of Rs 25000 on him. In default of fine, the convict will invite a further imprisonment of three months.
As per the prosecution on March 1, 2006 around 8 pm constables Kulwant, Ravinder Singh and Satpal Singh of 84 Battalion of Coy ‘F’ were taking dinner at hotel Apna Ghar at Nishat. An altercation made Satpal Singh lose his cool and he opened fire on Kulwant Singh with criminal intimidation to kill him. But the fire missed the target and hit Ravinder Singh, leaving him critically injured. He was admitted to SKIMS Soura were he succumbed to his injuries.
The police station Nishat registered an FIR and carried out investigation into the matter. After the investigation was concluded, Challan under section 302 of RPC was produced against the accused in the court of Principal Sessions Judge Srinagar. The court transferred the case to 1st Additional Sessions Judge for trial.
The accused was charged under section 302 of RPC and the trial was completed in six years.
The prosecution produced and examined the witnesses before the court and proved the case against the accused by providing evidence in support of its contention.
The state was represented by the Additional Public Prosecutor, M Y Dar, in the case.
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