Dumka, Sep 26: A local court in this district today awarded death sentenced to couple of Maoists who were held guilty in connection with the killing of the than Pakur SP Amarjeet Balihaar and five other police jawans.
The court of District and Sessions Judge (Fourth) Taufiqul Hassan awarded the punishment to Praveer Da and Sanatan Baski.The court had on September 6 held these two ultras guilty in the case and had set September 26 as the date for announcement of the punishment.
On September 6 in case number 55/013 registered at Kathikund Police Station area and the court had held Sanatan Baski alias Tala Da and Praveer Da guilty while five others Satan Besra, Manvel Murmu, Lobin Murmu, Vakil Hembrom and Manvel Murmu were acquitted in the case.
On July 2, 2013 near Jamni village under Kathikund Police Station area of this district an armed group of the Maoists had attacked the than Pakur SP Amarjeet Balihaar and five other police jawans in which all of them were martyred. (UNI)