2 policemen get lifer for fake encounter

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Ferozabad, Nov 21 (UNI) A local court has pronounced life imprisonment on two policemen in a 15-year-old fake encounter case.

According to prosecution, on January 28, 1992, they had killed Dayaram of Waghai village in a fake encounter.

The police had also claimed his aide Rajendra had managed to escape.

On January 30, 1992, victim's brother Sunhari Lal had registered a fake encounter case against constables Hakimuddin and Dinesh Singh.

Later, the Uttar Pradesh goverenment had directed a CB-CID probe into the case after Sunhari set allegations on dapartment officials for protecting the accused.

On the basis of circumstancial evidence and testimony, Additional District Court Judge Charan Singh convicted the duo yesterday, besides, slapping a line of Rs 5,000 each.

UNI

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