ACCUSED SENTENCED TO UNDERGO SEVEN YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT IN A CASE RELATED TO ABDUCTION & RAPE OF A GIRL

Press Release
New Delhi , 12.06.2012

            The Additional District & Sessions Judge, Jammu has today convicted accused Aftab Ahmed Chandel and sentenced him to undergo seven years Rigorous Imprisonment in a case relating to abduction & rape of a girl.

 

            The Central Bureau of Investigation had registered this case in March, 2001 on the request of J&K Govt. The incident of abduction which took place in Udhampur(J&K) in February, 2001 had created quite a sensation and led to wide spread rioting and arson in Udhampur town after which the State Government of J&K decided to transfer the case to CBI for investigation.

 

            After thorough investigation, CBI filed first chargesheet in April, 2001 and supplementary chargesheet in January, 2002. During the trial which went on for about 10 years, 28 witnesses were examined on behalf of CBI.

 

            The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

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