Justice Got After 21 Years, The Father And Three Sons Were Convicted Of Double Murder And Sentenced To Life Imprisonment
On this, the guilty Mangelal, his sons Krishna Pal Singh, Chhatar Singh, and Bacchu Singh have been sentenced to life imprisonment. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 2.64 lakh on the four.
Agra's Additional District Judge I Sudhir Kumar found the father and three sons guilty of the murder of two youths in a drain dispute in Abhaidopura village of Achhnera. On this, the guilty Mangelal, his sons Krishna Pal Singh, Chhatar Singh, and Bacchu Singh have been sentenced to life imprisonment. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 2.64 lakh on the four.
The incident took place on 19 February 2001 in Abhaidopura village of Achhnera. Sohan Singh, a resident of the village, had filed a case. According to the case, Sohan Singh's son Darab Singh (26) and brother Pramod Kumar (31) were going from home to market. On the common road, Krishnapal Singh, his brother Chhatar Singh, Bacchu Singh, and his father Mangelal met for licensed rifles and guns.
The incident was done in a dispute about the drain
The accused threatened in the dispute regarding the drainage of drain water. After that, he opened fire. Darb Singh and Pramod were shot dead. In the firing, the woman Santa was shot in the leg. She was injured. When Sohan Singh came to save them, he too was bled by hitting the butt of the rifle. It was alleged that the accused also shot and injured their 60-year-old mother Chandravati with the intention of making a cross-case. The incident had created an atmosphere of panic in the village.
The prosecution presented 12 witnesses including Sohanlal, Chandravati in the court. In her testimony, Chandravati had confirmed the presence of her husband and sons on the spot. On the argument of Assistant District Government Advocate Radha Krishna Gupta and the evidence available in the letter, Additional District Judge I Sudhir Kumar found the father and sons guilty and sentenced them. The court also found guilty Krishanpal Singh guilty under the Arms Act and sentenced him to two years' imprisonment.