LIFE IMPRISONMENT TO THEN CONSTABLE OF CISF IN SHOOT OUT CASE AT INDIAN EMBASSY IN KATHMANDU(NEPAL)

Press Release
New Delhi , 27.02.2013

            The Additional Session Judge, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi has convicted Shri Ravinder Rana, then Constable of Central Industrial Security Force and sentenced him to undergo Life Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.30,000/- in a shoot out case at Indian Embassy in Kathmandu (Nepal).

 

            The case was taken up by CBI for investigation immediately.The investigation revealed that two CISF personnel were killed and three injured when one Ravinder Rana, Constable CISF posted for security duty at Indian Embassy in Kathmandu(Nepal), opened fire on his colleagues in a barrack inside the Embassy premises in the wee hours of January 18, 2005 after altercation with one of his colleagues on the previous night.

 

            After thorough investigation, within a short period of 3 months, a chargesheet was filed against Ravinder Rana in the court of CMM, Delhi on April 8, 2005 after obtaining permission of the Central Government under Sec 188 Criminal Procedure Code as the incident had occurred outside the territorial jurisdiction of India.

 

            After 7 years of trial, the Additional Session Judge, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi found Ravinder Rana (who is still under judicial custody), guilty of the offence of murder U/s 302, 307 of IPC & 27 of Arms Act and convicted him.

 

            In this case, an Indian citizen has been convicted for committing a crime in foreign country by an Indian Court.

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