Rampur terror attack: Four accused, including two Pakistanis sentenced to death

A local court in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh on Friday announced capital punishment to four out of the six convicted in the CRPF camp terror attack case of January 2008.

The convicts sentenced for capital punishment were Imran Shahzad, Farooq, Sabauddin and Sharif. Another convict Jang Bahadur was awarded life term while convict Fahim was given 10 years of imprisonment. Two of the convicts, Imran and Farooq are Pakistani nationals. Additional District and Session Judge Sanjay Kumar announced the punishment today after convicting them yesterday.

In a pre-dawn attack on January 1, 2008, a CRPF group camp in Rampur was attacked by terrorists, claiming the lives of seven jawans and one civilian. Eight people, including three CRPF constables, were injured in the attack.