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In Sultanpur, former SP minister and current BJP leader Jang Bahadur Singh was sentenced to life imprisonment by the MP / MLA court.
The verdict has come today in the 26-year-old case of murder of village head in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh. This decision has been given by the MP / MLA Court. In which a case was registered against the then block chief and BJP leader Jang Bahadur and his associates. There was a long hearing of this case in the court. After which finally on Thursday, the court sentenced the accused to life imprisonment as well as imposed a fine. The wife of the deceased said that after 26 years God has given us justice.
was murdered in election rivalry
The case is of Purab Gaura village of Jamo police station area of Amethi district. Where Pradhan Ramprakash Yadav was assassinated on 30 June 1995. The reason for this was attributed to electoral rivalry. The deceased’s brother Ram Ujagir accused the then block chief Jang Bahadur Singh, who was later a minister in the SP and is now a BJP leader. It was imposed on his son Daddan Singh and nephew Ramesh Singh, Samar Bahadur Singh and Harsh Bahadur Singh. A case was also registered against all of them.
did not appear in court
This case was going on in the court of FTC I. For almost three years, the accused party was not appearing in many arguments. Due to which the court fined the former minister several times. He deliberately wanted to hang the matter by being absent.
The wife of the deceased Ramprakash, who came to the court, said that God has given him justice.
Victims received death threats
To avoid court action, Ramesh Singh, the nephew of the former minister, had applied for removal of the case from the FTC court. The transfer application was opposed by the victim’s lawyer Ravivansh Singh. He accused Jang Bahadur Singh of deliberately not coming into the debate. The victim’s family is threatened. All such arguments were placed before the court. After which the then District Judge Pramod Kumar rejected the transfer application. On the other hand, the killer Daddan Singh has been murdered a few years back. At the same time, the hearing against others was held on the previous date. After which Judge PK Jayant sentenced the accused to life imprisonment and also imposed a fine. The wife of the deceased said that today after 26 years, God has given justice to their family.
After the sentencing, the victim party distributed sweets.
The former minister said- the discretion of the courts is void
After being convicted, BJP leader and former minister Jang Bahadur Singh spoke to the media. He said that he has not got justice. All those who have been punished are innocent. He has also commented on the courts. He said that the courts have only ears, conscience is void.