Auraiya murder case: Bail plea of BSP MLA rejected

A city court on Wednesday rejected the bail applications of BSP MLA Shekhar Tewari and three others, accused in the Auraiya engineer murder case.

Updated: Oct 21, 2009, 22:13 PM IST

Lucknow: A city court on Wednesday rejected the
bail applications of BSP MLA Shekhar Tewari and three others,
accused in the Auraiya engineer murder case.

Special Sessions Court Judge Virendra Kumar rejected the
bail applications of BSP MLA Tewari, Vinay Tewari, Manoj
Awasthi and Ram Babu, alias Puti.

Special prosecutor for the state government I B Singh
said that seven prosecution witnesses have been examined so
far, of which two have turned hostile.

On the intervening night of December 23 and 24, last
year, Executive Engineer in the Public Works Department Manoj
Kumar Gupta was killed in Dibiyapur police station in Auriya
district and the BSP MLA and nine others are accused in the
case.

Bureau Report