The city police on Friday told the Delhi High Court that Vikas Yadav and two others, convicted for killing Nitish Katara in 2002, deserve death penalty as the offence was "pre-meditated" and committed in a "cold- blooded" manner.
The parole plea moved by Vikas Yadav, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, was on Tuesday transferred to another bench of the Delhi High Court which is hearing arguments on sentence to be awarded to the three convicts in the case.
The Delhi High Court Friday asked the city police to provide the "aggravating and mitigating" factors which could help it determine the sentence to be awarded to UP politician D P Yadav`s son Vikas and two others who have been convicted for killing Nitish Katara.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said all subsisting applications filed in the Nitish Katara murder case will be heard by the bench which will hear arguments on the sentence to be awarded to UP politician D P Yadav`s son Vikas and two others.
A local court on Wednesday issued fresh summons to former MP DP Yadav and prime witness Ajay Katara`s estranged wife Tanu Chowdhury in two criminal cases in connection with the murder of Nitish Katara.
The police on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal, serving life terms for killing MBA graduate Nitish Katara in 2002, had the knowledge about their sister`s intimacy with the victim.
A board of doctors of an Army hospital today submitted to the Delhi High Court its report on repeated visits of the 2002 Nitish Katara murder case convicts Vikas and Vishal Yadav to various hospitals from Tihar jail.
Vikas Yadav, a convict in the 2002 Nitish Katara murder case, told the Delhi High Court that a forensic expert had testified that it was "less likely" that the victim was killed with a hammer, the alleged weapon of offence.