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Verdict in fourth Nithari killing case today

Dec 22, 2010 09:18 AM IST India India

New Delhi: The verdict in the Nithari killings case is expected to be announced on Wednesday.

A special CBI court will deliver the verdict in the case of rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl in which Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surender Koli are the prime accused.

Koli was awarded death sentence by the special court in three of 19 cases filed in connection with the rape and murder of children and a young woman in Nithari.

The brutal killings that shocked the country came to light when
their body parts were found in a drain behind Pandher's D 31 bungalow in Nithari in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

On February 13, 2009, the duo were sentenced to death in the Rimpa Haldar case in the first verdict in the Nithari killings. However, Pandher was acquitted by the Allahabad High Court on September 11.

Last year Koli was held guilty in two other cases of rape and murder of 8-year-old Aarti and nine-year-old Rachna this year.

The mother of Deepali, who was missing since June 2006 and whose name was mentioned in the complaint lodged in December that year about the children missing from the area, had identified her daughter through her footwear.

(With PTI inputs)