The order came on a 2015 petition by Heerawati Devi, 74, who objected to Singh’s plea that he was a juvenile when the crime was committed in 1986. Heerawati’s husband, two sons and four other relatives were killed on April 10, 1986
The ATS had arrested Husna, her younger brother Nadeem, Raees, his son Abdulla and one Furqan from Bijnor. All are lodged in the Lucknow District Jail on charges of providing shelter and logistic help to the six SIMI operatives.
On July 26, the state government had recommended an NIA probe. On September 4, it had suspended the director of the Lucknow lab, Dr Shyam Bihari Upadhyay, for giving incorrect information about the tests.
Sabi’s postmortem report stated there are 10 injury marks on his body suffered due to the accident and following assault, he added. “A few people have been identified in investigation and police are conducting raids to arrest them,” said S-I Singh.
“Rukhsana could identify all six as they belong to the locality. After the attack, we immediately informed the police and got an FIR registered against them on charge of attempt to murder. They all are aides of Ateeq Ahmed,” said Sadiq.
Samajwadi Party leader Atul Pradhan, who attended the mahapanchayat, said: “From tomorrow, protests will be held at the Collectorate in all districts in western UP, demanding a CBI probe and FIR against officers.”
Investigating officer in the case, sub-inspector (S-I) Shamshad Ali said the girl came to the police station along with her 12-year-old sister and a neighbour on Tuesday and told them of the alleged crime.
BSP leader Rajesh Yadav shot dead: Irked over the murder, locals staged protest, pelted stone at a private hospital, and also set ablaze a state transport roadways bus. Police had to use mild force to disperse the crowd.
One of the woman’s classmates told The Indian Express that her parents took her with them on Sunday soon after the campus protests intensified.
Meanwhile, police have collected CCTV footage from the college campus.
The couple were living in a rented accommodation at Devlok Colony in Hapur. “On Sunday morning, the girl’s parents had reached Hapur to meet them. A few minutes later, several locals barged into the house and attempted to assault Shoaib,” said the SHO.
“We received an intelligence input regarding Gopi and shared it with UP police on September 13,” Punjab DGP (Intelligence) Dinker Gupta. “The input was that probably Gopi was caught in UP and let off subsequently. One of my officers spoke with his counterpart in UP the same day.”
The alleged incident took place when Sabi Ahmed (60) and his neighbour Azmatullah (57), who was riding pillion, hit Sunil (25) in Madanpur police station area. In the FIR it is mentioned that four other people were present when the alleged incident happened.
On August 25, police had rescued the animals which were being carried in six trucks across the Ichauli crossing in Mataundh area. The trucks were coming from Mahoba district and were heading towards Unnao and Aligarh, as per police records.
Details of the death, which was reported by The New York Times recently, alleged that she may have been beaten to death by her husband Mukesh. Police claimed to have recovered the stick allegedly used in the crime from his house.