Congress president and former MLA Ajay Rai appeared before a court in Prayagraj in connection with the 1991 murder case of his brother. The main accused, former MLA Mukhtar Ansari, has already been sentenced to life imprisonment. The court has fixed October 10 for the next hearing due to the absence of a witness.
Balwinder was sentenced to beheading after a Riyadh court found him guilty in a murder case. In 2013, Balwinder hit a Saudi national with a stick during a brawl which proved fatal. He was held and sent to jail where Balwinder reportedly claimed that he had hit the victim in self-defense.
he chargesheet was submitted to the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) late on Saturday evening. CJM Rishikesh Pandey acknowledged the chargesheet and scheduled the next hearing in the case for September 6.