17 people convicted in Kandhamal riot case

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 20:32

Phulbani: A local court in Odisha`s
Kandhamal district has sentenced 17 people to three-years
rigorous imprisonment and penalty of Rs 5,000 each after
convicting them of house burning, rioting and unlawful
assembly with deadly weapons during the 2008 communal riot.

B N Mishra, Additional Sessions Judge, first track
court-II pronounced the judgement yesterday.
According to prosecution these people were
involved in the Kandhmal riot in August 2008 at Hatapada of
Raikia town.


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First Published: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 20:32

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