Verdict in murder case against UP leader on August 20

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) A special court here on Wednesday fixed August 20 for delivering its verdict in a murder case against former Uttar Pradesh legislator Udai Bhan Singh.

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Praveen Singh deferred the verdict for August 20.

The former legislator is facing trial with five other people — Sandeep Singh, Ashok Mishra, Raj Nath Mishra, Mabud Khan and Vishal Singh — on charges of criminal conspiracy, murder, attempt to murder and intimidation.

The prosecution says Udai Bhan Singh, in collusion with others, entered into a criminal conspiracy to eliminate Rakesh Pandey, a witness in the murder of Vakeel Shukla and two others in Gopiganj, before he could give evidence in court against them.

Pandey was shot dead allegedly by Santosh Singh on February 17, 2003.

Santosh Singh and two other accused — Vinod Kumar Singh and Bashir Khan — died during the pendency of the trial and another accused, Kallu, was declared a proclaimed offender.

Currently serving life sentence in the Shukla murder case, Udai Bhan is lodged in Fatehgarh jail in Uttar Pradesh.

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