Ahmedabad, July 22
A sessions court in Gujarat on Thursday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for killing a police constable inside a high-security office of the Ahmedabad city crime branch five years ago before escaping custody.
Sessions court judge D V Shah awarded life imprisonment to Manish Balai for bludgeoning constable Chandrakant Makwana to death inside the crime branch headquarters at Gaekwad Haveli in the city in April 2016.
Balai, a native of Rajasthan, was brought to the crime branch office for questioning in connection with a robbery case and was kept in the crime branch premises, where he bludgeoned the constable
The accused hit the policeman on the head and face and escaped. A day later, Balai was nabbed from Karjan railway station of Vadodara. — PTI