The Delhi Police Wednesday knowledgeable the Delhi Excessive Court docket that it will present around the clock safety to Nilam Katara, mom of murdered enterprise govt Nitish Katara, each time she visits the capital from Dehradun as she fears for her life.
Justice Yogesh Khanna was knowledgeable by the police that the officers would additionally shield the lodging the place she could be staying throughout her go to to Delhi for medical remedy or court docket instances.
The police stated Nilam Katara shall intimate them by e-mail not less than 72 hours previous to her go to.
Whereas recording the submissions made in a standing report on behalf of Delhi Police, the excessive court docket disposed of her plea searching for route to the Centre to grant her safety in Uttarakhand, the place she has just lately shifted.
Advocate Pradeep Dey, representing Nilam Katara, stated as an alternative of offering protected accomodation to her solely in east Delhi, the police be requested to supply her safety in New Delhi and Central Delhi space additionally.
To this, extra standing counsel Rajesh Mahajan, representing Delhi Police, stated they haven’t any objection to it and she or he might be supplied with the e-mail id on which she shall intimate about her go to right here.
The Centre had earlier knowledgeable the excessive court docket that it has requested Uttarakhand authorities to supply sufficient safety to Nilam Katara as she was shifting to Dehradun.
Nilam Katara, in her plea, had stated she wanted protected lodging each time she visits the nationwide capital for pursuing pending authorized issues in courts right here or for medical causes.
The excessive court docket was earlier knowledgeable that she has been offered safety right here since 2002 and she or he might be shifting to Dehradun on the finish of the month on account of monetary and different points.
Her counsel had submitted that she feared for her life and the excessive court docket has the facility to direct the central authority to supply her safety at each the locations, Delhi and Dehradun.
On October 3, 2016, the Supreme Court docket had awarded a 25-year jail time period with none advantage of remission to Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal for his or her position within the sensational kidnapping and killing of her son Nitish Katara.
One other co-convict Sukhdev Pehalwan was additionally handed down a 20-year jail time period within the case.
Previous to this, the Delhi Excessive Court docket, whereas upholding the life imprisonment awarded to Vikas and Vishal Yadav by the trial court docket, had specified a 30-year sentence, with none remission, to each of them. It had awarded a 25-year jail time period to 3rd convict Pehalwan.
All three have been convicted and sentenced for kidnapping Nitish Katara from a wedding social gathering on the intervening evening of February 16-17, 2002 after which killing him for his alleged affair with Bharti Yadav, the sister of Vikas.
Bharti is the daughter of Uttar Pradesh politician D P Yadav who’s in jail in reference to one other homicide case.
Nitish Katara was murdered as Vishal and Vikas Yadav didn’t approve of his affair with Bharti as a result of they belonged to completely different castes, the decrease court docket had stated in its verdict.