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Fri Mar 3 11:05:17 CST 2006
Allahabad HC upholds death sentence to 2
The Allahabad High Court today upheld the death sentence awarded by a
trial court in Sitapur to 2 persons for kidnap and murder of 5 people in
A Lucknow bench, comprising Justice Imtiyaz Murtaza and Justice O N
Khandelwal, dismissed an appeal filed against the death sentence awarded
to Mulla and Guddu by Additional Sessions Judge, Sitapur, Yatish Chandra
Gupta on April 3, 2005 and upheld the order.
The 2 persons along with some other people kidnapped 8 villagers in 1995
and released 3 of them to collect the ransom amount. Later, when the
demand of ransom was not fulfilled, they brutally killed the remaining 5.
(source: The Hindu News)
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