One sentenced, 8 acquitted for attacking police

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Anand, Sep 27 (UNI) A fast track court here today sentenced a man to serve one month in jail for attacking the police in July 2005.

Fast track court judge A S Verma found Mujafar Pathan (24) guilty of the crime and awarded the punishment. However, it acquitted 8 others for lack of evidence.

On July 24, 2005, a mob, including Pathan, had attacked a police party and relief workers when they had rushed with relief materials to help marooned people at Ismailnagar area of the town. Police had filed cases against them under section 427 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) for obstructing government officials. The mob was angry that relief had reached them three days later.


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