Borgaon riot case: 27 awarded seven years RI

Last Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 00:23

Sangli (Maha): A district sessions court
on Weednesday awarded rigorous imprisonment of seven years each to 27
accused on charges of arson and rioting while acquitting 91
others in the case dated back to 1998.
According to the prosecution, a mob comprising upper
caste people in Borgaon village had set on fire around 46
houses of people from the backward castes on September 15-16,
1998 after an upper caste girl reportedly eloped with a boy
from the village.
118 accused out of 128 against whom the charge sheet
had been filed under various sections of IPC were present in
the court when the verdict was pronounced, while 10 accused
have died over a period of time, the prosecution said.



Judge P R Deshmukh acquitted rest 91 accused for lack
of evidence.



PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 00:23
TAGS:

More from zeenews

 
comments powered by Disqus
Party Won Trends Swing
BJP 122 122 76
SHS 63 63 19
INC 42 42 -40
NCP 41 41 -21
MNS 1 1 -12
OTH 19 19 -22
Party wise Trends/Tally | Key Candidates | Vote Share
Constituency Wise Results Interactive Map
Party Won Trends Swing
BJP 47 47 43
INLD 19 19 -12
INC 15 15 -25
HJCBL 2 2 -4
OTH 7 7 -2
Party wise Trends/Tally | Key Candidates | Vote Share
Constituency Wise Results Interactive Map