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Eight acquitted in the 2019 murder of Dalit youth in Rajkot

Indian Express | 25/01/2022 06:20 PM | Click to read full article

A designated court in Gondal town of Rajkot district on Monday acquitted all the eight accused in the 2019 murder of Rajesh Sondarva (19), a Dalit youth in Manekvada village of Kotda Sanghani taluka in the district, over lack of evidence.

Incidentally, at least three of the eight who stood trial are also accused in the alleged murder of Rajesh’s father Nanji in 2018.