THREE TO TEN YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO FOUR ACCUSED IN A CASE RELATING TO DEATH OF SH. NIDO TANIA

Press Release
New Delhi, 06.09.2019

The ASJ, Saket Court, New Delhi has sentenced four accused namely Farman to undergo 10 years Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) with fine of Rs. 20,000/-; Pawan to undergo 7 years RI with fine of Rs. 20,000/-; Sunder to undergo 7 Years RI with fine of Rs. 20,000/- and Sunny Uppal to undergo 3 Years RI with fine of Rs. 20,000/- in a case related to death of Sh. Nido Tania, a native of Arunachal Pradesh.

CBI had registered the case on 28th February, 2014 on the orders dated 21.02.2014 of Govt of India and took up the investigation of the case which was earlier registered by the Delhi Police. It was alleged that Shri Nido Tania, son of a MLA of Arunachal Pradesh, was assaulted by a group of persons on 29.01.2014 at Lajpat Nagar, Delhi over a minor issue and he succumbed to his injuries on 30.01.2014. The investigation revealed that Shri Nido Tania had allegedly visited Lajpat Nagar along with his three friends and had inquired about the directions to the house of a common friend from few persons in Lajpat Nagar. They had reached a Paneer shop where he inquired about the location of his friend's house but was humiliated and laughed at by the accused persons. It was further alleged that Shri Nido Tania, who was also physically assaulted ultimately succumbed to his injuries on 30.01.2014.

After thorough investigation, it was revealed that 7 persons including 3 juveniles were involved in the assault on Shri Nido Tania. A chargesheet against four accused was filed in the Designated Court, Delhi. A report was also filed before the Juvenile Justice Board, Kingsway Camp, Delhi against the three juveniles.

The Trial Court, Delhi found the said four accused guilty and convicted them.

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