A Sessions court of Faridabad imposed life imprisonment to two convicts in the Nikita Tomar murder case. The two convicts namely Tausif and Reehan.
The bench consisted of Judge Sartaj Baswana, the additional session judge. The convicts were found to be in connection with kidnap and murder of Nikita Tomar.The primary accused Tausif was convicted under IPC and arms act. But the co-accused Reehan was only convicted under IPC. Arjudeen, the 3rd accused was acquitted by the court.
He had supplied weapons to the other accused for killing the deceased.Nikita Tomar was shot dead on October 26, 2020.
She was killed by her own schoolmate. The whole incident was recorded in the CCTV present in the place of occurrence.
The FIR was registered under these sections Sec. 25(1), 54 and 59 of Arms Act and under Indian Penal code:
1. Section 302 – punishment for murder
2. Section 364 – kidnapping or abducting in order to murder
3.Section 366 – kidnapping or abducting in order to marry
4. Section 34 – common intention
5. Section 120B – criminal conspiracy
A special team was formed for investigation and a charge sheet was filed.
The trial finally commenced on 1st December 2020.