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Bail for 9 Mnp surrendered cops
Correspondent IMPHAL, SEPT 27:
Published on 28 Sep. 2010 12:38 AM IST
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Nine police personnel who were named in the CBI chargesheet on July 23, 2009 Khwairamband Bazar shooting incident and recently surrendered have been granted bail.
The trial of the court would start Tuesday in the court of district and session judge, Manipur East as CJM Imphal West has transferred the case for conduct of trial.
The court of Imphal West District Magistrate BK Singh on Monday granted the bail to the nine police personnel including the City Police OC. City police OC, Inspector Y Munal was asked to furnish personal bond of Rs 20,000 with one local solvent surety of the like amount while it was Rs 50,000 for the remaining eight personnel including the then OC of the Bazar Unit of the Imphal West police commandos.
All the nine tainted police personnel including City Police OC, Y
Munal and the then OC of Bazar Unit of Imphal West Police Commando
appeared in the court of Imphal West CJM at Uripok Cheirap Court
complex where hearing to the bail applications filed by them was
It may be mentioned that the nine police personnel surrendered in the same court on Saturday before applying for bails even though they were booked under section 302/34, 218, 203 IPC and also under substantive offences.
Non-bailable arrest warrants were issued against eight police commandos except the City Police OC. The CBI investigating into the controversial July 23, 2009 shoot out incident at crowded Khwairamband Bazar involving Imphal West Police Commandos had submitted chargesheet against the nine police personnel on September 9 last.
The investigating agency charged eight personnel directly involved in the killing of former militant, Ch Sanjit in a stage managed encounter after overpowering him while the Imphal City Police OC, inspector Y
Munal was charged of trying to eliminate evidences of the cases. He had changed the small gun, which the police commandos claimed to have recovered from slain former militant.
After granting bail, the CJM transferred the case to the district and session judge, Manipur East for conducting trial and directed the tainted personnel to appear in the court tomorrow, on the first day of the hearing of the trial.

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