Last Updated: January 30, 2023, 17:24 IST
A particular NIA courtroom on Monday awarded a dying sentence to convict Ahmed Murtaza Abbasi, who was arrested in reference to an assault on safety personnel stationed at Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhnath temple in April final 12 months.
The dying penalty in Section 121 and life imprisonment in 307 IPC have been introduced to Abbasi, a chemical engineer, in a report 60 days of steady listening to.
On Saturday, a courtroom in Lucknow on January 28 convicted Abbasi for assaulting a PAC jawan on the Gorakhnath temple.
Special choose of the ATS courtroom Vivekanand Sharan Tripathi had stated the quantum of the sentence can be introduced on January 30.
According to an FIR lodged on the Gorakhnath police station on April 4, 2022, on the premise of a criticism from Vinay Kumar Mishra, Abbasi, an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) graduate, tried to forcibly enter the Gorakhnath temple premises on April three and attacked the safety personnel deployed there with a sickle, injuring two Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) constables.
He was overpowered by the safety personnel and subsequently, arrested.
The investigation was performed by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS).
(with inputs from PTI)
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