New Delhi: Paving the way for the trial to begin, a Delhi court on Tuesday formally slapped charges against Shahzad Ahmed, a suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist, arrested in south Delhi's Batla House shootout in which a Delhi Police inspector was killed in 2008.
Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar framed the charges against Shahzad Ahmed alias Pappu.
Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma of Delhi Police's specialised anti-terror squad, Special Cell, and two suspected IM terrorists were killed September 19, 2008, in Batla House neighbourhood in Okhla, six days after September 13 serial blasts here that claimed 26 lives.
Shahzad has been charged under Sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder) and other sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)....more
08:13 PM, Feb 15, 2011