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18 Uttarakhand policemen convicted in 2009 fake gunfight

IANS 06 Jun 2014, 22:15:19 IST
IANS
New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Friday convicted 18 Uttarakhand policemen in the 2009 killing of a 22-year-old student in Dehradun in a fake gun battle.

CBI Special Judge J.P.S. Malik convicted 18 policemen, who were involved in the Ranbir Singh "encounter" case that rocked the hill state in 2009.

Seven accused, including then inspector Santosh Jaiswal, sub-inspectors Gopal Dutt Bhatt, Rajesh Bisht, Neeraj Kumar, Nitin Chauhan and Chandra Mohan, were convicted on charges of murder.

Ten policemen were convicted for conspiring to murder while one policeman was convicted for framing incorrect record.

The 18 policemen were charge sheeted by the CBI in connection with the case.