Khagaria: A local court on Wednesday convicted 14
people and acquitted an equal number of persons in the 2009
Amausi carnage in Bihar`s Khagaria district.
Additional District and Sessions judge CB Dwivedi found
14 of the named accused guilty of involvement in the carnage
and acquitted rest 14 for the want of sufficient evidence.
Dwivedi fixed February 14 as the date to announce the
quantum of sentence to those convicted in the case.
A total 16 farmers were shot dead by suspected naxalites
at Amausi village on the midnight of October 1, 2009 in the
district. Land dispute was said to be the reason behind the
Bodhan Sada, a self-styled area commander of proscribed
CPI (Maoists) at that time, is the main accused of the case.