Muzaffarnagar riots: Five years ago, the court convicted all the eight accused in the killing of two brothers in Kawal, five years ago. The court has fixed the date of February 8 for the pronouncement of the sentence.
In the murder case of two brothers Sachin and Gaurav in Kawal of Muzaffarnagar, the court has convicted all seven accused on Wednesday. Decision on convicts will be decided on Friday. Judge Himanshu Bhatnagar of the ADJ-7 court of the district pronounced the accused guilty in judicial custody, convicting them. The court has upheld the date of February 8 to declare the sentence of the accused. There were 8 accused in the case, of which the accused named Shahnawaz had already died. All 7 convicts have been sent to jail.
The communal riots broke out in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli after the Kawl Kund on 27 August 2013, about 5 and 5 years ago. More than 60 people were killed in this and hundreds of families were homeless. In the matter, Public Prosecutor Ashish Kumar Tyagi said that in the year 2013, two youths and accused of Sachin and Gaurav named after a motorcycle collision had a dispute. Both the youths were killed in this. Apart from this, Shahnawaz of the accused party also died during this period. Since then, communal riots broke out in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli.
The father of the deceased Gaurav had filed a murder case in JansSath Kotwali against Kajal’s Mujsamim, Mujmmil, Furqan, Nadeem, Jahangir, Afzal and Iqbal. At the same time, the deceased Shahnawaz’s father had also lodged an FIR against Sachin and Gaurav 5 members of his family. However, Special Investigation Cell had put the FR (final report) in the Shahnawaz massacre after the investigation.
Significantly, the UP government had recently recommended to withdraw 38 criminal cases of Muzaffarnagar riots in 2013. The recommendation report for withdrawal of these lawsuits was sent to the Muzaffarnagar District Court on January 29. On January 10, the UP government had approved the withdrawal of these lawsuits.
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