Five tried in murder case acquitted for lack of evidence
By Team Legistify / 2017-10-06

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A Thane district court has acquitted five persons in a murder case for want of sufficient evidence against them.

According to the prosecution, on August 22, 2014, the five persons, all in their 20s, allegedly robbed a 26-year-old cloth seller of his money and one of them stabbed him with a pair of scissors in Bhayander township of the district.The victim was rushed to a hospital but succumbed to injuries on the way.

Subsequently, the five persons, all labourers hailing from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and staying in Bhayander here, were arrested and booked under IPC sections 302 (murder), 396 (dacoity with murder) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention).Their counsel denied their involvement in the offence.

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