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Ex-MLC among 4 acquitted by court in 2006 Chopra murder case

A former National Conference MLC and three other persons were on Monday let off by a court here in the infamous Chopra murder case of 2006 in which five members of a family were killed in a suspected case of business rivalry.

“The court today acquitted four persons including former MLC Tarlochan Singh Wazir, his brother Ajaib Singh, Nagar Singh and Raju Simblia,” senior advocate P N Raina who represented the MLC said.

Principal Session and District Judge R K Jain passed the order. Raina said that the two other accused, Ninju and Sangram Singh of Madhaya Pradesh have been convicted in the case and the quantum of their sentence would be pronounced on February 5.

On the intervening night of September 17 and 18 of 2006, five people including cement tycoon Raju Chopra, his wife Madhu Chopra, daughter Saloni, driver Jagan and helper Sonu were murdered in what was believed to be a case of business rivalry.

Special Investigation Team that was constituted to probe the case had arrested senior National Conference leader and former MLC Wazir, his brother Ajaib, their associate Raju Simblia in connection with the killings.
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