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Syed Modi homicide case: Bhagwati Singh’s life imprisonment upheld

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Syed Modi murder case: Bhagwati Singh's life imprisonment upheld

LUCKNOW: The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court has upheld the sentence of Bhagwati Singh alias Pappu, who was serving a life sentence within the 1988 homicide case of well-known badminton participant Syed Modi. The bench stated that there’s ample proof that Pappu and one other accused had killed Syed Modi by firing.

A trip bench of Justice Ramesh Sinha and Justice Saroj Yadav had on March 21 reserved its determination after listening to the petition filed by Pappu. On August 22, 2009, the Additional District Court of Lucknow sentenced Pappu to life imprisonment within the Syed Modi homicide case. Pappu is at the moment in jail. In its order, the bench stated that the out there proof exhibits that the slain co-accused Balai Singh, within the presence of an unbiased witness, had given a confessional assertion that the pistol and cartridges used within the homicide of Syed Modi got to him by Pappu.

Syed Modi was shot useless on 28 July 1988 by two car-borne assailants. After investigating the case, the CBI had filed a cost sheet towards the then Congress MPs Sanjay Singh, Amita Kulkarni Modi, Akhilesh Singh, Balai Singh, Amar Bahadur Singh, Jitendra Singh alias Tinku and Bhagwati Singh alias Pappu. The classes courtroom had given a clear chit to Sanjay Singh and Amita within the matter. This determination of the decrease courtroom was upheld by the High Court and the Supreme Court as nicely. Similarly, the High Court had additionally dismissed the costs towards the accused named Akhilesh Singh. Two different accused, Balai Singh and Amar Bahadur Singh, have been murdered in the course of the trial.

Later on this case it was argued on behalf of Pappu that the primary accused Sanjay Singh and Amita Modi have been acquitted within the case. Therefore, there isn’t any different motive left towards him to kill Syed Modi, so he also needs to be acquitted. Keeping in thoughts that there’s a direct witness figuring out Pappu. The bench stated that the motive of committing the offense loses its significance as nobody is aware of what’s the motive of committing the crime within the thoughts of an offender.