Court allows polygraph test in Shetty case

May 03, 2012, 12:06 IST | Agencies

A local court has granted permission to the CBI to conduct a polygraph test on ten more people, including seven policemen, in RTI activist Satish Shetty's murder case.


CBI special public prosecutor Ayub Pathan filed a plea to conduct the test in connection with the case, on which Additional Sessions Judge Sadhana Shinde granted permission yesterday. 
Shetty was murdered near his residence at Talegaon Dabhade on January 13, 2010. 
The policemen, who will undergo the polygraph test include inspector Sunil Tonpe, assistant police inspector Namdeo Kauthale, head constable Ramesh Nale, constable Rajendra Mirghe, retired constable Kailash Labade and head constable Shahaji Athavale and police inspector Bhusaheb Andhalkar. 
Three others who will undergo the test are Ideal Road Builders (IRB) director Virendra Mhaiskar, Sable-Waghire company director Nitin Sable and Shyam Dabhade, a suspect in Shetty murder case.

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