Convict hurls bricks, grabs police rifle after getting death penalty

A man, who was sentenced to death for raping and murdering a minor girl, threw bricks at journalists and lawyers and snatched a rifle from a policeman as he came out of the District and Sessions court premises on Wednesday morning.

Salim (35) picked up some bricks lying on the ground while walking out of the court premises and hurled them at journalists and lawyers.

He then grabbed a rifle from a policemans hand. The police then wrested the firearm back from him and took him away in an autorickshaw.

Salim was convicted and sentenced to death for raping and murdering a nine-year-old girl. The police said Salim raped the girl on August 15, 2012, at Janata Colony, Tavarekere, on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

Salim, a resident of Goriplaya in Bengaluru, had visited his sister in Tavarekere on that day. He had raped the girl at his sisters house when no one was at home and later killed her there. The Tavarekere police had registered the case and arrested him.

The judge sentenced him to 10 years in jail and Rs 50,000 fine for the rape and death sentence for the murder.

A man, who was sentenced to death for raping and murdering a minor girl, threw bricks at journalists and lawyers and snatched a rifle from a policeman as he came out of the District and Sessions court premises on Wednesday morning.

Salim (35) picked up some bricks lying on the ground while walking out of the court premises and hurled them at journalists and lawyers.

He then grabbed a rifle from a policeman’s hand. The police then wrested the firearm back from him and took him away in an autorickshaw.

Salim was convicted and sentenced to death for raping and murdering a nine-year-old girl. The police said Salim raped the girl on August 15, 2012, at Janata Colony, Tavarekere, on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

Salim, a resident of Goriplaya in Bengaluru, had visited his sister in Tavarekere on that day. He had raped the girl at his sister’s house when no one was at home and later killed her there. The Tavarekere police had registered the case and arrested him.

The judge sentenced him to 10 years in jail and Rs 50,000 fine for the rape and death sentence for the murder.

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