A CBI special court in Dehradun Saturday held four persons, including controversial UP politician D P Yadav, guilty of murder. The case pertains to the killing of MLA Mahendra Singh Bhatti in the Dadri area of Ghaziabad district in 1992.
The others held guilty are Karan Yadav, Pranit Bhatti and Pal Singh. The CBI had submitted a chargesheet against eight persons in this case. Four persons died during the pendency of the trial. The court will pronounce quantum of punishment on March 10.
Yadav did not appear in court on Saturday on medical grounds. The other three accused were taken to jail after the verdict was pronounced.