Delhi Court Rules Batla House Encounter Genuine
In a judgement that can have far reaching implications on politicising terror and muslim appeasement, Delhi court roled that Batla House encounter in 2008 was genuine. The court convicted lone suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed of killing Delhi police inspector MC Sharma.
Court reserved its judgement on the quantum of punishment on July 29th. It had said that Shahzad, along with another accused Junaid, had jumped off the balcony and fled after firing at the police team during the September 19, 2008 Batla House encounter.