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Five acquitted in RSS leader's assassination case

 A local court here on Friday acquitted all the five accused in the murder of an RSS leader in 2009.



Patiala: A local court here on Friday acquitted all the five accused in the murder of an RSS leader in 2009.

Additional Sessions Judge Nirbhau Singh acquitted all the five accused in the case of assassination of Rashtryia Sikh Sangat (RSS) leader Rulda Singh.

Sixty-year-old Rulda Singh was shot at his shop-cum-flat at the Grain Market, Patiala in Punjab on July 28, 2009, by two assailants, who later fled in a car.

While one bullet passed through his neck, another pumped into his chest. He was admitted to the PGI, Chandigarh, but succumbed to his injuries on August 15, 2009.

Defence laywer Barjinder Singh Sodhi told reporters that the judge has acquitted all the alleged accused as police has failed to prove the case.

From Zee News

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