The local court in Ongole in Prakasam Regency on Monday ordered the death penalty. Gangster MD Abdul Samad aka Munna Bhai and 11 of his accomplices were granted the death penalty.
Gangsters Munna Bhai And 11 Others Sentenced To the highest punishment
After thirteen years of trial later, the court finally sentenced 12 of the 18 accused to the highest punishment. And six other gang members were sent to lifelong imprisonment. The gang was found guilty of the dacoity and murder on the Chennai-Kolkata highway in three cases.
The VIII Additional District Judge G. Manohar Reddy found they were guilty of the fourth case. They were guilty under Indian weapons acting related to the ownership of the 9 mm carbine engine gun.
Public Prosecutor S. Sivaramakrishna Prasad said that the accused in 2008, had killed six truck drivers and cleansers. They were Ramar Shekar and Subramanium House from Tamil Nadu. G. Syambabu, and G. Vinod Kumar from Andhra Pradesh. Bhushan Yadav, and Chandan Kumar Mehatho from Bihar.
Several violations of property along the highway
They attacked the victims with the iron rods which they would dispose of the scrap dealer. The gang also buried the corpse to hide their identity. The gang was also involved in several violations of property along the highway during that period.
Munna Bhai and his brother SK Riyas, Syed Hidayatuthulla, MD.Jamaluddin, Batala Salamon, Y. Chinna Veeraswamy, G. Bhanu Prakash, Rachamala Sampath, G. Sreedhar, SK.Hafeez, A. Gangadhar Rao, SK Kamal Saheb, Sk Rahamuthulla, SK Dada peer, SK Irfan, and SK Rafi under various parts of the IPC.
An important breakthrough, in this case, was led by a team led by officers T. Shankar Reddy, Y. Srinivasa Rao, and Srinivas. Munna Bhai has spent time in several parts of Karnataka before being arrested by Andhra Pradesh police. Three other murder cases against them are also under various stages of the trial.