Lifer For Arunachal Pradesh Minister’s Son Kajum Bagra
Itanagar: Kajum Bagra, son of a sitting minister and Aalo West MLA Tumke Bagra, who was convicted in the Kenjum Kamsi murder case, has been awarded life imprisonment by a local court in Basar in Lepa Rada district on Tuesday.
The court of Additional Sessions Judge, West Sessions Division at Basar held Kajum Bagra guilty for killing Kenjum Kamsi in March 2017 and sentenced him to undergo rigorous life imprisonment for life.
The court order reads, “….The convict Kajum Bagra is sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for life for having committed the offence of murder under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and the convict shall also pay fine of Rs 5000, (and) in default, the convict shall undergo rigorous imprisonment of two months.
As the convict is sentenced to undergo life imprisonment, the benefit of Sections 360/428 of the Code of Criminal Procedures, 1973 and Section 4 of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 shall not be available to him. If the fine is recovered then the same shall be paid to the widow of the deceased.”
Kajum Bagra and Kamsi, a Congress leader, were reportedly engaged in a scuffle outside a hotel at Aalo, the headquarters of West Siang district, on March 26, 2017 following which Kajum took out a revolver and opened fire on Kamsi, who succumbed to bullet injuries on his way to Pasighat just after five kms from Aalo town.
The accused later surrendered before the Aalo Police.
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