Court to pronounce sentence in Batla House shootout

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A Delhi court Monday will pronounce the sentence in 2008 Batla House shootout case in which the lone accused and Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Shahzad Ahmad was convicted. Additional Sessions Judge Rajender Kumar Shastri, who convicted Ahmad for killing Delhi Police Special Cell Inspector M.C. Sharma during Batla House shootout, will pronounce the quantum of sentence. Ahmad, from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh, was… Read more »

Batla House shootout: Key points of judgment

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A Delhi court on Thursday convicted Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Shahzad Ahmad, the lone accused in the 2008 Batla House shootout in New Delhi, for killing a police inspector and attacking other officers. Nearly five years after the shootout, additional sessions judge (ASJ) Rajender Kumar Shastri convicted Ahmad, 24, from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh, of… Read more »

Batla House:Accused denies encounter took place

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Another accused in the 2008 serial blasts, Zeeshan Ahmed, also deposed as defence witness through video conferencing from Sabarmati jail. An alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative, who is an accused in 2008 Delhi serial blasts, on Friday appeared as defence witness in Batla House encounter trial where he denied that any gunbattle had taken place… Read more »