All seven accused convicted in Bhagwat Raut murder case, court will announce sentence on November 22

Dumka: On Thursday, District and Additional Sessions Judge Laxman Prasad convicted all the seven accused involved in the murder case of famous former Zilla Parishad and BJP leader Bhagwat Raut of Dumka, which has been going on for six and a half years. Have given. Three of these accused are cousins ​​of the deceased Bhagwat Raut. The court has convicted all these seven  accused under sections 302, 120B, 34 and section 27 of the Arms Act. But all the six accused were arrested. While one accused is already in jail. Who appeared in the court through video conferencing.

It is said that BJP leader and former Zilla Parishad member Bhagwat Raut was attacked in front of his house at around 10 pm on May 3, 2016. He was shot twice in the chest. Bhagwat Raut in injured condition was taken to Sadar Hospital. Seeing his critical condition, the doctors referred him to the Higher Center for better treatment, but Bhagwat died on the way. Regarding this high profile case, BJP leaders and workers raised slogans against the administration by placing Bhagwat’s body on the road, and demanded the arrest of the accused.

The accused were arrested
Seeing the seriousness of the matter, the police registered an FIR, but during this the DSP and SP were transferred. In this case, Pappu Raut, Narayan Hari, Kishore Yadav, Shishupal Raut, Shambhu Raut, Viplav Sharma and Munna Dubey were made accused. Pappu Raut is in jail since the incident. While other accused were arrested, but they got bail. They were currently out of jail. After being convicted by the court on Thursday, these accused were taken into custody and sent to jail. Now the court will announce the sentence on November 22.

Court has given agreement to all the accused 
In the Bhagwat Raut murder case, on Thursday, all the accused were waiting for the verdict in the court premises. Where the accused and their relatives were completely sure of their intention not to be convicted in the case, but within no time, the whole scene changed.All the accused were called in the court, they were asked their names one by one. Gone. Along with the defense counsel, other advocates were also present in the court. A crowd of people had also gathered outside to listen to the court’s decision. Meanwhile, Additional District and Sessions Judge Laxman Prasad ordered his orderly to call the police. As soon as the police arrived, the court convicted all the accused. Also ordered to take all the accused into custody. 

Announcement on  22nd November
These accused were taken into custody after being found guilty  under section 302,120(b) of the IPC and section 27 of the Arms Act.Now the sentence The court will declare on that point on November 22. The FIR in the Bhagwat Raut murder case was registered on May 4, 2016, while the chargesheet was filed on July 27, 2016. On June 19, 2017, the accused were charged under Section 302,120B of the IPC and Section 27 of the Arms Act. Whereas this year on 31st August  2022 the sections were changed. Section 149 of the IPC was changed to 34. Under Section 149, the crime committed is punished to the same extent, but under Section 34 everyone will get the same punishment. Even if any of them had done different acts in the case. Tell that 24 witnesses were made in this case. were.

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