Briefly Nation: Militants get life term for killing BSF inspector

Militants get life term for killing BSF inspector

Srinagar: Two Kashmiri militants — Nazir Ahmed Sheikh alias Gul Danter and Showkat Ahmed Khan — were awarded life imprisonment by a TADA court here on Monday for killing a BSF inspector in Nishat area of Srinagar 22 years ago. The court also awarded five years rigorous imprisonment to another militant Farooq Ahmed Chichoo in the case. The accused were charged with gunning down BSF inspector Dharamvir Sharma on October 27, 1990 so as to instill fear among locals.

Jagan's second bail plea rejected

Hyderabad: A special CBI court on Tuesday dismissed the second bail petition of YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in the alleged disproportionate assets case. Jagan had moved two petitions in the court seeking bail, one as a statutory right and the other a regular petition.

'Dead' accused held in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: One Subhash Gulia, an accused in the abduction and rape of a minor in Kapashera in 2007, believed to have died in 2010 was nabbed here on Monday. Gulia, who was being tried at a session court in Delhi, stopped appearing before the court after he got bail. His family produced a death certificate in 2010. A probe revealed Gulia had changed his name and sold wallpapers.

HC rejects daily editor's bail plea

NAGPUR: A High Court bench here Tuesday rejected the bail plea of the editor of Marathi daily 'Deshonnati', Prakash Pohre, arrested in connection with the murder of a security guard at his printing unit. After evading arrest for 10 days, Pohre was arrested on October 23. Rajendra Dupare (50), a security supervisor at the printing press, was shot dead on October 13. It is alleged that the security guard accompanying Pohre fired at Dupare following a scuffle.

Bihar gives 6 lakh radios to Mahadalits

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