11 Punjab cops get life term for killing convict

Wednesday 10th July 2019 06:29 EDT

Amritsar: Thirteen people, including 11 policemen, were awarded life imprisonment in a 2014 kidnapping and murder case of a prisoner serving life sentence. Court of additional session judge Sandeep Singh Bajwa handed out the sentence to the 13 accused, while one of the accused, ASI Baljit Singh, was declared a proclaimed offender during the trial. Bikramjit Singh was serving a jail term in Amritsar jail for gunning down six people. On May 5, 2014, Bikramjit was taken to a local government hospital for treatment from where he was kidnapped by a police team led by Gulshanbir Singh and taken to Batala where he was tortured and murdered, as per the complaint filed by his brother Dalbir Singh.

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