THREE ACCUSED SENTENCED TO UNDERGO LIFE IMPRISONMENT IN THE MURDER OF CHANDRA SHEKHAR PRASAD EX PRESIDENT JNU STUDENTS' UNION

Press Release
New Delhi , 23.03.2012

            The Addl. Sessions Judge-XIV, Patna, (Bihar) has convicted accused Dhruv Kumar Jaiswal; Sheikh Munna & Illiyas Warris U/s 120-B, 302, 307, 149, of IPC & 27 of Arms Act in the murder of Chandra Shekhar Prasad Ex President Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU) students' Union and sentenced them to undergo life imprisonment with total fine of Rs.40,000/- each

 

            CBI registered a case on the request of the Bihar Government & further notification from Govt. of India relating to the murder of Sh. Chandra Shekhar Prasad, Ex JNU President and CPI(ML) leader on 31.3.1997 in broad daylight using firearms in Siwan, (Bihar). In the instant case two other persons namely Shyam Narayan Yadav of CPI(ML) and Bhutali Mian @ Thelewala' were also killed.

 

            After thorough investigation, CBI filed a chargesheet on 30.5.1998 against five accused persons, namely Dhruv Kumar Jaiswal; Rustam Mian @ Rustam; Sheikh Munna @ Munna Khan; Ilihas Waris @ Mintu Khan and Md. Riazuddin. Accused Mohd. Riazuddin died during course of trial and accused Rustam Mian @ Rustam is still facing trial.

 

            The Trail Court found the said accused persons guilty for the offences and convicted them.

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