Court takes cognizance of chargesheet in Tiwari's death

Punjab News Express | July 22, 2019 01:12 PM

NEW DELHI:  A Delhi court on Monday took cognizance of the chargesheet filed in the death of Congress leader N.D. Tiwari's son Rohit Shekhar Tiwari.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sehrawat slated the matter for hearing on July 25.

Advocate Mahmood Paracha appeared for Apoorva Shukla Tiwari, who is accused of murdering him.

Apoorva Tiwari was also produced before the court and sent back to judicial custody.

The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Thursday filed a 518-page chargesheet in the case which included statements of 56 witnesses along with photos and video recordings of CCTVs and the post-mortem.

Rohit Shekhar Tiwari was smothered and strangled to death allegedly by his wife on the night of April 15-16

A case of murder was registered and the matter was transferred to the Crime Branch.

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