Timeline: Key events in Batla House encounter case of 2008

Following is the series of events leading to conviction of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Shahzad in the September 19, 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court

hidden July 25, 2013 17:22:52 IST
Timeline: Key events in Batla House encounter case of 2008

New Delhi: Following is the series of events leading to conviction of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Shahzad in the September 19, 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court:

Sept 19, 2008: Encounter takes place at L-18 Batla House in Delhi's Jamia Nagar between a raiding team of Delhi Police Special Cell and suspected IM operatives in which decorated police officer Inspector M C Sharma lost his life. Shahzad and another accused Junaid (now proclaimed offender) escape. Two suspected terrorists Atif Amin and Mohammed Sajid killed in the shootout, while one suspected IM operative, Mohd Saif surrenders.

January 1, 2010: Shahzad arrested from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

Timeline Key events in Batla House encounter case of 2008

File photo from 2008 with Delhi police outside Jamia Milia area. AFP

Apr 2010: Charge sheet filed in Delhi court in the case. Junaid is declared proclaimed offender. Charge sheet says encounter was part of probe into the 13 September, 2008 serial blasts at Karol Bagh, Connaught Place, Greater Kailash and India Gate that had left 26 dead and 133 injured.

Feb 15, 2011: Court frames charges against Shahzad of murder, attempt to murder, conspiracy and various other sections under the IPC.

Jul 20, 2013: Court reserves judgement in the case.

•  July 25, 2013: Court holds Shahzad guilty of murdering inspector M C Sharma and assaulting other police officers. Fixes 29 July for pronouncing order on sentence against him.

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