CBI FILES A SUPPLEMENTARY CHARGESHEET AGAINST NINE ACCUSED IN A CASE RELATING TO ARSON & DEMOLITION AT A VILLAGE IN DISTRICT BETUL

Press Release
New Delhi , 13.07.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a Supplementary Charge Sheet under section 147, 148, 149 IPC r/w 380, 426, 427, 436, 447, 451 IPC against nine accused persons in the Court of Special Magistrate, CBI Cases, Jabalpur in the case of arson & demolition at Pardhidhana, Village Chouthia, Tehsil Multia, Dist Betul MP.

 

            A case was registered by CBI on 21/08/2009 on the orders of Hon'ble High Court of Madhya Pradesh in a Criminal Writ Petition No. 15189/2007 to investigate the incident of arson & demolition, took place at Pardhidhana, Village Chouthia, Tehsil Multai, District Betul on 11/09/2007.

 

            After thorough investigation, a chargesheet was earlier filed on 30/03/2012 in the Court of Special Magistrate, CBI Cases, Jabalpur under section 147, 148, 149 IPC r/w 380, 426, 427, 436, 447, 451 IPC against 82 accused persons, who were found indulged in rioting arson, demolition, theft and trespassing at Pardhidhana on 11/09/2007. Further investigation in this case was kept open U/s 173(8) Cr.P.C.

 

            During further investigation, role of 9 persons was found and a Supplementary Charge Sheet has been filed.

 

            The public is reminded that the above findings are based on the investigation done by CBI and evidence collected by it. Under the Indian Law, the accused are presumed to be innocent till their guilt is finally established after a fair trial.

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