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Acquittal of Key Suspects in Nithari Murder Case: A Startling Legal Reversal

Acquittal in Nithari Killings: A Shocking Turn of Events

The Allahabad High Court has acquitted the prime accused, Surendra Koli, and his co-accused, Moninder Singh Pandher, in the notorious Nithari murder case, overturning their previous death sentences.

Failed Prosecution: A New Beginning

The court ruled in favor of Koli and Pandher, stating that the prosecution had failed to establish their guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

The Nithari Murder Case: A Dark Chapter

The Nithari murder case, a gruesome episode that rocked Noida and the nation, involved Koli’s conviction for the rape and murder of numerous young girls between 2005 and 2006.

Discovery of Horror

This chilling case came to light in December 2006 when human remains were discovered in a drain near a residence in Nithari village. Subsequent investigation led to the arrests of Koli and his employer, Pandher, concerning the disappearance of one victim. Koli’s confession prompted a grim search for the victims’ bodies in the vicinity.

CBI Involvement

The case was eventually transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), resulting in 16 patients being filed against Surinder Koli for murder, abduction, rape, and evidence tampering. Pandher faced one task related to immoral trafficking.

A System’s Failure

Two police officers were suspended for failing to act despite receiving reports of missing children.

A Haunting Reminder

The house where these heinous crimes occurred, located at D-5, Sector 31 in Noida, still stands, but it has been stripped and abandoned. Most families of the Nithari victims, who had migrated from West Bengal and Bihar in search of a better life in the National Capital Region, have moved away, unable to endure the proximity to the site of such brutalities.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is a seasoned Political Journalist with a deep passion for Indian Politics. With over a decade of experience in the field, he has established himself as a trusted… More »

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