A local court has transferred to a sessions court a case against three persons who were accused of burning a house during the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013.
Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Jitender Kumar last evening asked the accused Monu Balmiki, Raju and Ankit to appear before the sessions court for trial on July 5.
According to prosecutor Gopal Gupta, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the riot cases has filed charge sheet against three accused Monu Balmiki, Raju and Ankit under section 436 (mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house) and 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees) of the IPC.
During the Muzaffarnagar riots, the house of Ikbal was allegedly burnt and his property damaged by the rioters at Lisadh village in the district in 2013.
A local court has convicted two men and sentenced them to five years in jail for slaughtering cows.
According to government lawyer Javed Ali, Additional District and Sessions Judge Manoj kumar has also imposed a fine of Rs 15000 each on the accused Gayyur and Gadhe Ali after holding them guilty under the Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act yesterday.
Police had intercepted a truck and seized beef from it at a check post under Jhunjhala police station in Shamli district in January 27, 2012.
A case was registered against both the accused who were arrested in this connection.
A court here has sentenced two persons to five year imprisonment for slaughtering cows in Shamli district in 2007.
Additional district sessions judge Manoj Kumar yesterday convicted Israil and Monu and imposed a fine of Rs 1,000 each.
According to government lawyer Javed Ali, police arrested Israil and Monu during a raid and seized cow meat from their house in Azizpur village under Jhinjhana police station of Shamli district on August 20, 2007.