Former Indian Police sentenced to life imprisonment for Murder

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A former Indian policeman has been sentenced to life imprisonment, after he was found guilty of murder in 2002, according to reports, the incident saw over 1000 people killed , this happened when Modi was premier of the western state.

The trigger was a fire on a train which killed 59 Hindu activists returning from the holy city of Ayodhya to the state capital, Ahmedabad.

Sanjiv Bhatt said in an affidavit to the Supreme Court in 2011 that he was present at a meeting when Modi ordered police to allow Hindus to “vent out their anger” after the train fire.

But Bhatt, the most prominent of several police officers to make similar claims, later failed to prove his presence at the meeting, with most of his witnesses turning hostile.

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