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Tandoor case-HC confirms death to Sushil Sharma

The Delhi High Court upholds the death penalty awarded to Sushil Sharma in the Naina Sahani murder case.

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The Delhi High Court on Monday upheld the death penalty awarded to Sushil Sharma, former Youth Congress leader, in the sensational Naina Sahani murder case.

Terming the offence as "an act of extreme depravity", a Division Bench comprising Justice RS Sodhi and Justice PK Bhasin dismissed Sharma's appeal and allowed the death reference petition against him, which was filed in 2003.

First Published: Feb 19, 2007 19:05 IST