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6 convicted, 5 acquitted in Kandhamal riot case

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 23:11

Phulbani (Orissa): A local court in Kandhamal
today sentenced six persons to three years imprisonment and
slapped a fine of Rs 4,000 each, while acquitting five others
in a case relating to the communal riot in the district last
year.

The judgement was pronounced by the fast track court
judge C R Das.

All the 11 accused were booked for burning houses of
people belonging to a particular community at Mundasahi
village under Phiringia police station area on January 9,
2008.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 23:11
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