Batla House convict moves HC,police told to reply by Nov 11

The High Court has asked police to file a response by November 11.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: September 21, 2013 12:58 am

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notices to the Delhi Police on a plea filed by 2008 Batla House case convict Shahzad Ahmed.

Shahzad,who was sentenced to life imprisonment by a sessions court for his role in the September 19,2008 encounter that led to the death of Special Cell Inspector M C Sharma,has filed a plea for bail as well as an appeal against his conviction.

The High Court has asked police to file a response by November 11.

Senior advocate Satish Tamta and advocate S Qamar,appearing on Shahzad’s behalf,argued that the alleged Indian Mujahideen operative had remained in jail since 2008,and had been falsely implicated in the case.

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