SC/ST court awards life term to three persons
Kanpur: Special judge SC/ST court (I), Kanpur Nagar Ramesh Chandra on Saturday convicted three persons to life imprisonment and also slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 on each for culpable homicide amounting to murder.
Those convicted include Alok Shukla, his nephew Pradeep and Surendra. The case against the fourth accused Binu abated as he had died during the trial. Special prosecution officer Rajesh Kumar Shukla said the complainant Rajan Balmiki lodged an FIR on December 25, 2009 at Govind Nagar police station alleging that his son Sunny had cordial relations with a woman of Kachchi Basti, Govind Nagar.
On December 25, Sunny visited the house of the woman but did not return till midnight. When he (Rajan Balmiki) reached the woman’s house, he found that Binu, Alok Shukla, Pradeep and Surendra were beating Sunny with lathis and sticks. He said that he raised an alarm for help but the accused had run away from the spot. Sunny was rushed to UHM hospital from there he was referred to LLR hospital due to his critical condition. He succumbed to injuries during the treatment.