Muzaffarnagar: Property attachment proceedings have been launched against 12 absconding accused in a Muzaffarnagar riots case.
The Special Investigation Team issued the notices of attachment of proceedings against the accused on the direction of a court after they failed to appear before it in connection with the killing of eight persons in Kutba village during communal riots in September last year.
The accused were identified as Praveen, Manoj, Bintu, Vijender, Rahul, Kalu, Anuj, Amit, Dhiraj, Dhanna, Cheni and Vikas.
Police had registered a case against 110 people and arrested some of them. But the SIT had charged only 12 people with involvement in the killings.
Notices have been issued against 60 absconding accused in different riots cases after attachment proceedings against them were ordered by the court.
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Updated Date: Nov 06, 2014 12:03:11 IST