Delhi Police has claimed before a court here that sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief SS Namdhari and 21 others, arrested in connection with killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep, were part of a "conspiracy to kill".
Delhi Police filed the third charge sheet in connection with the killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha elaborating on role of nine persons including seven owing allegiance to SS Namdhari, who is the main accused.
A Delhi court took exception to failure of Delhi Police to fulfil its assurance of filing before it charge sheet in case of November 17 killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep in a shootout at farmhouse.
Fifteen people were picked up for questioning in connection with the killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep, who were locked in a dispute over ownership of a farmhouse in south Delhi.
Business and liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya will give away the best short film awards, including an environment film award, at the 41st International Film Festival of India`s (IFFI) short film centre (SFC) here Tuesday. Mallya`s United Breweries (UB) group is one of the major sponsors of the festival with a contribution of Rs.50 lakh to the IFFI kitty. His airline Kingfisher not only has a beer counter at the venue, but also sponsors Kingfisher Village.