Mumbai Ex-Cop Pradeep Sharma Jailed Forever In 2006 Fake Encounter case

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday convicted and punished former police officer Pradeep Sharma to life jail time in connection with the fake encounter of Ramnarayan Gupta, an alleged close assistant of gangster Chhota Rajan in 2006, in Mumbai. A department bench of Justices Revati Mohite Dere and Gauri Godse suppressed the sessions court’s 2013 judgment acquitting Sharma, labeling it as “villainous” and “unsustainable”.

” The trial court had neglected the frustrating proof offered versus Sharma. The typical chain of proof unerringly confirms his participation in the case,” the court claimed.

The bench routed Pradeep Sharma to surrender before the concerned sessions court.

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” The high court had actually forgotten the frustrating evidence available versus Sharma. The common chain of proof unerringly proves his participation in case,” the court said.

The bench routed Sharma to surrender prior to the concerned sessions court in 3 weeks.

The high court additionally maintained the sentence and life sentence enforced by the trial court on 13 persons, consisting of police officers, and subdued the conviction and life sentence of six various other implicated and acquitted them.

Twenty-two persons, consisting of 13 cops, were charged for the murder.

The sessions court in 2013 acquitted Sharma because of absence of proof and convicted 21 implicated and sentenced them to life imprisonment.

Of the 21 charged, 2 died captive.

While the charged submitted allures in the high court testing their conviction, the prosecution and the target’s brother Ramprasad Gupta filed a charm versus Sharm’s acquittal.

Special public prosecutor Rajiv Chavan had said that in the here and now instance, police officers who were custodians of law and order were themselves involved in a stage-managed cold-blooded murder.

The prosecution looking for Sharma’s conviction in the case had said that the previous cop was the major accomplice and chief of the whole operation of kidnapping and murder.

On November 11, 2006, a cops group grabbed Gupta alias Lakkhan Bhaiya, from neighbouring Vashi on the suspicion that he belonged to the Rajan gang, in addition to his close friend Anil Bheda, and killed Gupta in a “fake” experience near Nana Nani Park in country Versova the same evening.

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