Dehradun encounter case: Delhi High court convicts 7 police personnel guilty of killing an MBA student


Delhi High court on Tuesday convicted 7 police personnel guilty of killing an MBA student in Dehradun on July 3, 2009.

Whereas 11 police personnel have been acquitted from the case. All 18 police personnel had approached Delhi High Court & challenged trial court order which convicted them for the 2009 case.

Ranbir Singh was a 22-year-old MBA graduate from Ghaziabad, who went to Dehradun on 3 July 2009 to take up a job. Where, he caught with his friends at Mohini Road in Dehradun and allegedly trying to commit a crime by Uttarakhand Police.

According to Ranbir’s father Ravindra Singh his son had been shot 29 times by the police. Police later held a press conference where they claimed to have murdered a gangster who escaped into the forest after snatching the revolver of a policeman who stopped his bike at a checkpost.

This is the highest number of police personnel to be convicted in a fake encounter case in India.


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