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J Dey murder case: Court to frame charges today

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013 - 08:59

Zee Media Bureau

Mumbai: A sessions court will on Monday frame charges in the journalist J Dey murder case, two years after he was killed by four bike-borne men on June 11, 2011, in Powai, allegedly at gangster Chhota Rajan’s behest.

On October 9, Paulson Joseph, one of the key accused in the case, was granted bail by the Bombay high court on a personal bond of Rs1 lakh.
Joseph was arrested on September 5, 2011, after it was revealed that he provided SIM cards to the gangster’s sharpshooter.

Of 11 people arrested in the case, former journalist Jigna Vohra was the first accused to be released on bail.

The prosecution opposed the plea on the ground that there was substantial evidence against the accused.
Statements by co-accused have named Joseph. Paulson though argued that the prosecution has no direct evidence against him and he was being wrongly implicated.

With PTI inputs

First Published: Monday, October 21, 2013 - 08:59

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