Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Bucar : Additional District and Sessions Judge VII, Buxar , Avinash Sharma,on March 18, 2021,  awarded rigorous life imprisonment to five persons including a woman in a 2018 murder case. The convicts are : Rajendra Pandey, Sonu Pandey, Vijay Pandey, Chandrama Pandey, and Sushila Devi. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 40,000 on each of them.

APP Dadan Kumar Singh said that some miscreants had shot dead one Yogendra Pandey at village Pakadahi under Bagen Gola police station (PS) in Buxar district over a trivial matter on July 11, 2018. A named FIR was lodged against Rajendra Pandey, Sonu Pandey, Vijay Pandey, Chandrama Pandey, and Sushila Devi of the same village on the statement of Mukesh Pandey, son of the deceased. Later, police arrested all the named accused and sent them to jail.

After hearing both the parties, ADJ VII Avinash Sharma convicted all the named accused and awarded rigorous life imprisonment to them besides slapping a fine of Rs 40,000 on each of them.