5 naxals awarded death sentence in Bihar
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 25-May-2017

Munger, May 25: Naxalites are creating terror in many states of India since a long time. Bihar-Chattisgarh red corridor is one of the most dangerous zones of them. Munger's ADJ One Court has awarded two Naxalites death sentence in the case of the killing of two CRPF jawans during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The court has found them guilty of killing five Maoists.

During the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar in 2014, two CRPF personnel, who were going to a polling station in Jamui parliamentary constituency, were killed and three others were injured in the bomb blast by Maoists. DSP Ranjan Kumar of Kharagpur had told that the team of CRPF and Bihar Police, that he was boarding two jeeps. The Maoists blasted the IED planted near the bridge near the Savlakh Baba temple near the entry point of the evergreen forest, and the youth was hit by the blast and they died.Two CRPF jawans were also got injured on the road taking them to the hospital. Three other injured were admitted to Sadar Hospital in Munger district, about 170 km from state capital Patna.

Munger Additional Sessions Judge Jyoti Swaroop Srivastava pronounced the death sentence, on Thursday awarding five accused Mannu Koda, Bano Koda, Rattu Koda, Mullalal Pandit and Vipin Mandal (According to Section 304, 307, 341, 353, 147, 148 and Section 3, 4, 5 of the Explosive Act.)

Additional public prosecutor Sushil Kumar Sinha said that the court has already convicted the five accused. In this case, all the accused can be sentenced to death. After the punishment was announced, there was tremendous resentment in the families of the Maoists, they fiercely raged and performed.