RTI activist murder: Polygraph test on 7 policemen



Zeenews Bureau

Pune: A sessions court here on Wednesday gave permission for conducting polygraph tests on seven accused policemen in the murder case of Right to Information (RTI) activist Satish Reddy.

The permission was granted by the court while hearing for the case today. The court also asked the accused if they were fine with the polygraph test being conducted on them and if they would like to go ahead with it.

Reddy was killed on January 13, 2010 near his Talegaon Dabhade home. He had exposed several shady deals in the area using the RTI Act.

Earlier, the court had allowed polygraph test to be conducted on 12 persons in connection with the murder including an IRB official and five suspects, who were arrested by the local crime branch of the rural police.