Vikas, Vishal Yadav held guilty of killing Nitish Katara

May 28th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh politician D.P. Yadav’s son Vikas Yadav and nephew Vishal Yadav were Thursday held guilty of murdering Nitish Katara, the son of a bureaucrat, in 2002. The sentence will be announced Friday. Additional Sessions Judge Ravinder Kaur announced the verdict before the appeal filed by Vikas Wednesday, seeking a stay on the trial court’s verdict and re-examination of key witness Ajay Katara, could come up for hearing in the Delhi High Court.

Special Public Prosecutor B.S. Joon told IANS he will demand death penalty for Vikas and Vishal.

Nitish was kidnapped and murdered by Vikas and Vishal in 2002. They resented Nitish’s alleged relationship with Vikas’s sister Bharati.

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