MUMBAI: The Sewri Sessions Court on Tuesday sentenced seven persons, convicted of murdering a suspected police informer, to life imprisonment.
Irfan Maqbool Hasan Khan alias Irfan Chindi was stabbed to death on April 3, 2009 near his residence at Nagpada. Yusuf Khan Kasam Khan, Irfan Abdul Rauf Shaikh alias Irfan China, Suleman Moiddin Shaikh alias Pappe, Shakir Ahmed Abdul Khan alias Kalu, Jakir Ahmed Shakir Khan, Mohammed Ibrahim Sayyed and Mohammed Taufik Shafi Shaikh were arrested in connection with the murder.
According to police, Chindi was a top informer and was close to the slain police inspector Vijay Salaskar, who was killed in 26/11 attack. The prosecution examined 18 witnesses including three eye witnesses