Challenging a verdict

Print edition : August 23, 2013

Shahzad Ahmad's lawyer Satish Tamta (right) and Jamia Teachers Solidarity Association president Manisha Sethi during an interaction with the media on the court verdict, in New Delhi on July 31. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt

Shahzad Ahmed being taken to a court in Delhi in February 2010. Photo: PTI

Mohan Chand Sharma, Inspector of Delhi Police Special Cell, was killed in the Batla House shootout. Photo: PTI

Human rights activists feel that the conviction of Shahzad Ahmad in the 2008 Batla House encounter case is based completely on the debatable police version of the event.
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