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Nitish Katara case: Vikas, Vishal’s bail pleas dismissed

Last Updated: Saturday, August 8, 2009 - 00:34

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the bail applications of Vikas and Vishal Yadav, accused of killing Nitish Katara in 2002.

A division bench comprising Justice BD Ahmed and Justice PK Bhasin dismissed the bail pleas of Vikas Yadav, son of Uttar Pradesh politician DP Yadav and his cousin Vishal Yadav.

The court also cleared the confusion as to which state is liable to file an appeal in this case and stated that Delhi government will be handling the case from now on.

The bench also issued notice to Delhi Police explaining as to why there has been a significant delay in filing the appeal against the lower court judgement.

Nitish Katara was abducted and murdered by Vikas and Vishal Yadav for having intimate relations with Vikas Yadav`s sister Bharti.

In June last year, Vikas and Vishal Yadav were sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Nitish Katara.


First Published: Saturday, August 8, 2009 - 00:34
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