Ex Railway Cop Who Killed 4 On Practice Was In “Effectively-Settled Thoughts”, Says Courtroom; Denies Bail


Ex Railway Cop Who Killed 4 On Train Was In 'Well-Settled Mind', Says Court; Denies Bail

The incident occurred on July 31 on board the transferring Jaipur-Mumbai Central Specific


A courtroom right here on Saturday denied bail to dismissed Railway Safety Pressure (RPF) constable Chetansinh Chaudhary, accused of taking pictures useless his senior colleague and three passengers on a transferring prepare in July this 12 months, by stating he was in a “properly settled place and thoughts” on the time of crime.

His bail was rejected by Extra Periods Choose (Dindoshi Courtroom) AZ Khan who held the offence was severe.

Chaudhary not solely killed his senior but additionally three others of a “specific group” by making them particular targets, the courtroom mentioned.

The accused uttered phrases which clearly present “he was in a properly settled place and thoughts to commit homicide of individuals belonging to a selected group”, the courtroom mentioned whereas rejecting his bail plea.

Chaudhary, who’s lodged in a jail in Maharashtra’s Akola, about 550 kms from right here, was current within the courtroom in the course of the listening to.

In his bail plea, filed final month by means of advocates Amit Mishra and Pankaj Ghildiyal, the accused mentioned he has been affected by “haunted illusions of the ghostly world”, and performing some bizarre act.

The police had opposed his plea, saying that he appeared to have harboured “anger and grudge” in direction of a specific group and confirmed no regret for the crime dedicated.

If his bail is granted, it may create a unfavourable picture concerning the regulation and in addition create worry, panic and insecurity amongst sure non secular teams, the Authorities Railway Police (RPF), which is probing the case, had submitted.

Umesa Khatoon, spouse of sufferer Asgar Shaikh, by means of her advocates Karim Pathan and Fazlurrahman Shaikh, had additionally opposed Chaudhary’s bail, saying the accused is a “terrorist minded particular person” and “a menace to nationwide safety”.

“There may be prima facie case of 4 brutal murders dedicated by the hatemonger accused witnessed by 39 eyewitnesses and nearly witnessed by the whole nation,” the advocates submitted.

The incident occurred on July 31 on board the transferring Jaipur-Mumbai Central Specific close to Palghar railway station in Maharashtra.

He shot useless RPF Assistant Sub-Inspector Tika Ram Meena and one other passenger in B5 coach together with his computerized weapon. He then shot useless one other passenger in a pantry automobile and yet one more passenger in S6 coach subsequent to the pantry automobile after 5 am.

Chaudhary (34) was later caught together with his weapon whereas attempting to flee after passengers pulled the chain of the prepare and received it to halt at Mira Street.

In October, the police filed a chargesheet in opposition to Chaudhary.

He has been booked below Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 302 (homicide), 153-A (selling enmity between completely different teams on grounds of faith, race, fatherland, residence, language, and so forth) and others, in addition to related provisions of Railways Act and Maharashtra Prevention Of Defacement of Property Act. 

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