Former-Gujarat MP gets life imprisonment in Amit Jethwa murder case

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In Gujarat, a special CBI court has pronounced the life imprisonment to former Lok Sabha MP of Junagadh seat Dinu Solanki and six others in RTI activist Amit Jethwa murder case.

Shiva Solanki, a nephew of Dinu Solanki, Shailesh Pandya, Bahadursinh Vadher, Panchan Desai, Sanjay Chauhan and Udaji Thakore are other convicts who were also sentenced to life imprisonment.

Special CBI judge K.M. Dave pronounced the quantum of punishment today. The case dates back to July 20, 2010, when Jethwa was shot dead outside the Gujarat High Court.

Jethva had exposed illegal mining in the Gir forests area allegedly involving the former parliamentarian by RTI queries. (AIR NEWS)

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