CBI FILES A CHARGESHEET AGAINST NINE ACCUSED IN A CASE RELATED TO DEATH OF SHRI BONDRU AND HIS WIFE

Press Release
New Delhi , 13.07.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a Supplementary chargesheet U/s 147, 149 IPC r/w 109, 302, 354 IPC against nine accused persons in the Court of Special Magistrate, CBI Cases, Jabalpur in a case relating to death of Shri Bondru and his wife Dodel Bai.

 

            A case was registered by CBI on 21/08/2009 on the orders of Hon'ble High Court of Madhya Pradesh against Unknown persons U/s 147, 149 r/w 302 of IPC on the allegations that deceased Bondru @ Bondria S/o Vinayak Pardhi, resident of Chouthia, Distt.Betul(MP) was allegedly dragged and beaten by the villagers which caused his death. CBI took over the investigation of FIR No. 643/2008 under similar sections earlier registered by local police against the unknown villagers. In this case, circumstances of death of Smt. Dodel Bai wife of Shri Bondru was also found interconnected as part of same transaction i.e. death of Shri Bondru.

 

            CBI had earlier filed a chargesheet on 11/04/2012 in the Court of Special Magistrate, CBI Cases, Jabalpur under section 147, 149 IPC r/w 302 against one accused person. The investigation was kept open U/s 173(8) Cr.P.C.

 

            During further investigation, role of certain accused were found and a Supplementary chargesheet has been filed against 9 accused persons including the one accused person against whom chargesheet had already 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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