Two people have been been given life sentence by a Delhi court for kidnapping a suspended DDA employee, 12 years back, for a ransom of R2 crore.
Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja gave life terms to Uttar Pradesh native Aleem Khan alias Karan Singh and Mumbai resident Krishan Shankar Bakde while acquitting nine others in the case. The three other accused had died during pendency of the case.
The court found Aleem guilty of kidnapping the DDA official M C Mahajan after barging into his house in November, 2000 night for a ransom of R2 crore.
The court said that though the other accused, Shankar, did not enter the house, he kept a watch on Mahajan in his captivity.