Published On: December 13, 2021 at 15:00 IST
Mayank Marwaha, Judicial Magistrate (First Class), Chandigarh on December 12 has sent an Alleged Robbery Case to the Sessions Court for Trial.
In his complaint, Priyanshu, a resident of Maloya, stated that he and his mother were at their house when someone rang the doorbell at 3 AM.
When he opened the door, a man and a woman dressed in police uniform told him that they were from Panchkula police and were Investigating the murder of a girl from Panchkula and his name had cropped up in the Investigation.
They asked him to accompany the police station with them but when Priyanshu declined they demanded money to remove his name.
The man even threatened him with a pistol. The complainant eventually gave them Rs.15,000 cash. The duo also took the complainant’s purse, phone and made him sign some blank papers.
On the basis of the complaint, an FIR was registered and both the Accused were Arrested. The identity of both the Accused is disclosed as Sandeep alias Khurmiand a female co-accused Seerat Gill.
The committal Order by JMIC stated “On close scrutiny of facts, it comes out that the Accused had prima facie committed the offence punishable under Sections 149, 420, 452, 392, 397, 506, 120-B, 170 and 411 of the Indian Penal Code. The offence punishable under Sections 392 and 397 of the IPC are exclusively Triable by the Sessions Court. Hence, the Case is committed to the Sessions Court, Chandigarh, for Trial for December 17”
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