Samjhauta blast: Handa appointed NIA`s Spl PP
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Last Updated: Friday, September 09, 2011, 20:05
  
Chandigarh: A city-based advocate has been appointed Special Public Prosecutor of the National Investigation Agency in the Samjhauta Express blast case.

"Advocate R K Handa has been appointed as the Special Public Prosecutor of the NIA which has filed the charge sheet in the Samjhauta Express blast case, the hearing of which will be held in a special court at Panchkula in Haryana next week," an official notification said Friday.

68 people were killed in Delhi-Attari Samjhauta Express blast on the intervening night of February 18-19, 2007, near Deewana railway station in Haryana's Panipat district.

Handa, who was also the CBI counsel in the case relating to the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, will be assisted by S K Sood as Public Prosecutor and Rajan Malhotra as Additional Public Prosecutor.

PTI


First Published: Friday, September 09, 2011, 20:05


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