New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Saturday charged Uttarakhand minorities commission's sacked chairman S.S. Namdhari and other accused with murder, conspiracy, kidnapping and destruction of evidence in the murder case of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Mukesh Kumar, taking cognizance of the charge sheet, issued production warrants against Namdhari and 10 other accused for Feb 19.
The Delhi Police filed the charge sheet against Namdhari, his personal security officer Sachin Tyagi and 20 others in the case related to the murder of the Chadhas in a shootout here last year.
Namdhari and the others were charge-sheeted for offences of murder, attempt to murder, conspiracy, kidnapping, illegal confinement, trespass, destruction of evidence under the Indian Penal Code, and also under the provisions of the Arms Act.
Ponty Chadha and his brother were killed at a farmhouse in Chhattarpur in south Delhi in a shootout Nov 17, 2012, allegedly over a property dispute.