Odisha court sen­tences 12 to jail for Kand­hamal ri­ots

Hindustan Times (Patna) - - FRONT PAGE -

PHUL­BANI (ODISHA): A fast-track court on Tues­day sen­tenced 12 peo­ple to six years' im­pris­on­ment af­ter they were con­victed of be­ing in­volved in the vi­o­lence dur­ing 2008 ri­ots in Odisha's Kand­hamal district. Ad­di­tional ses­sions judge B N Mishra also im­posed R5,000 each as fine on the con­victs in con­nec­tion with ar­son, ri­ot­ing and house-torch­ing at Jark­i­naju vil­lage un­der Raikia area on Au­gust 25, 2008.

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