A Delhi courtroom on Monday awarded dying penalty to convict Ariz Khan in reference to the 2008 Batla Home encounter, calling the case ‘rarest of uncommon’. A high quality of Rs 11 lakh has additionally been imposed on Ariz.
Final week, the alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist was held responsible of Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma’s dying.
Police had sought the dying penalty for Khan, saying it was not simply any killing however a homicide of a regulation enforcement officer who was a defender of justice. Further Public Prosecutor A T Ansari, showing for the police, had mentioned the case attracts exemplary punishment, which is capital punishment.
Khan’s counsel had opposed the dying penalty.
The courtroom had mentioned on March eight that it was “duly proved that Ariz Khan and his associates triggered homicide of police official and fired gunshot on the police official”.
Inspector Sharma of the police’s particular cell was killed through the 2008 Batla Home encounter in Jamia Nagar in south Delhi.
A trial courtroom had sentenced Indian Mujahideen terrorist Shahzad Ahmed in July 2013 to life imprisonment in reference to the case. His enchantment towards the decision has been pending within the excessive courtroom.
Ariz Khan had fled from the spot and was declared proclaimed offender. He was arrested on February 14, 2018, and confronted the trial.