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Charges framed against three accused in Nabha jailbreak

Among those who were brought to the court were former Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) chief Harminder Singh Mintoo, Kulpreet Singh alias Neeta Deol, Gupreet Singh Sekhon, Bikar Singh, Jagatveer Singh, Bhim Singh, Jagjit Singh, Tejinder Sharma and others. The next hearing in the case is on October 26.

punjab Updated: Oct 04, 2017 16:16 IST
HT Correspondent
Main accused in Nabha jailbreak Harminder Singh Mintoo at the district court in Patiala on Tuesday.
Main accused in Nabha jailbreak Harminder Singh Mintoo at the district court in Patiala on Tuesday. (Bharat Bhushan /HT)

 Amid heavy security, the court of additional sessions judge Mohammad Gulzar framed charges against three more accused in the Nabha jailbreak case of November 2016 on Tuesday. Charges have been now framed against 26 accused in the case.

The court has framed charges under several sections of the Indian Penal Code against accused Ravinder Singh, Varinder Singh and Amandeep Singh Dhotian, one of escapees.

Police have already arrested four of the six people, who had escaped from Nabha jail on November 27.

Among those who were brought to the court were former Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) chief Harminder Singh Mintoo, Kulpreet Singh alias Neeta Deol, Gupreet Singh Sekhon, Bikar Singh, Jagatveer Singh, Bhim Singh, Jagjit Singh, Tejinder Sharma and others. The next hearing in the case is on October 26.

Police have already arrested four of the six people, who had escaped from Nabha jail on November 27. Gangster Vicky Gounder and Kashmira Singh Galwadi are still at large. Mintoo, Kulpreet Singh, Gurpreet Singh Sekhon and Amandeep have been arrested so far.

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The accused were booked under Sections 307 (attempt to murder), 392 (robbery), 223 (escape from confinement or custody due to negligence by public servant), 224 (resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension), 120 B (criminal conspiracy), 148 (rioting, armed with deadly weapons) and 149 (unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed with a common object) of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 25, 54, and 59 of the Arms Act at Nabha’s Kotwali police station.