Five Maoists sentenced to death by Munger court in Bihar
Additional sessions judge also slapped a fine of Rs 25,000 on each of the convicts.india Updated: May 29, 2017 12:45 IST
A Munger court on Thursday awarded death sentence to five Maoists after convicting them of murder of two CRPF jawans in an ambush during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections in Bihar.
Additional sessions judge (I) Jyoti Swarup Srivastava also slapped a fine of Rs 25,000 on each of the convicts - Vipin Mandal, Adhiklal Pandit, Ratu Koda, Wano Koda and Manu Koda.
According to the prosecution, about 50 Maoists ambushed a vehicle carrying CRPF jawans on the Gangta-Lakshmipur road under Kharagapur police station area, killing two jawans and injuring 10 others, in April 2014.
The slain jawans were Som Gawda and Ravindra Rai.
First Published: May 25, 2017 13:52 IST