Fake Encounter Case: Five policemen convicted in the infamous Ranbir fake encounter case got bail from the Supreme Court on Friday. Policemen had killed a 22-year-old MBA student in a fake encounter. The case was of the year 2009, in which MBA student Ranbir Singh, a resident of Ghaziabad in Dehradun, lost his life in a fake encounter. The names of the five policemen convicted in this fake encounter case who got bail are GD Bhatt, Ajit Singh, SK Jaiswal, Nitin Chauhan and Neeraj Kumar.
All the five convicted policemen have spent more than 11 years in jail so far. His appeal against the life sentence w as pending in the Supreme Court since 2019. In this case, in the year 2018, the High Court convicted a total of 7 policemen and sentenced them to life imprisonment. Of these, Rajesh Bisht and Chandra Mohan had already got bail and on Friday 25th November, the remaining 5 policemen also got bail. In this case, the lower court had convicted 17 policemen. But the High Court had acquitted 10 policemen due to lack of evidence.
Know the whole incident of fake encounter
Ranbir Singh, a 22-year-old MBA student from Ghaziabad, had gone to Dehradun on July 3, 2009 in connection with a job. There he protested against some policemen unnecessarily bullying him and the policemen took him to the nearest post. He was later killed in a fake encounter in the jungle. The parents of Ranbir Singh, who was killed in this encounter, raised the question that the deceased was their son and not a criminal. After this, the postmortem report that came out after Ranbir Singh’s encounter had exposed the entire police.
The police had told about this encounter that on July 3, 2009, the then President Pratibha Patil was coming to Dehradun. In such a situation, high alert was declared in the entire area. Blockade was done across the city and checking was being done. During the checking, the then sawmill outpost incharge PD Bhatt, present in the circular road, stopped three youths coming on a motorcycle, but the three youths attacked the outpost incharge and snatched his pistol.
Police said that two hours after the incident, a youth involved in this crime was killed in the forest of Ladpur, while two youths managed to escape. The young man killed in the encounter was identified as Ranbir resident of Baghpat.