Ghaziabad: A special CBI court here on Monday awarded death sentence to businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surinder Koli in one of the cases of the sensational Nithari killings.
Pandher and Koli were sentenced to death in Pinki Sarkar murder case.
While terming the Nithari killings case as ‘rarest of rare’, judge Pawan Kumar Tiwari awarded the death sentence to both the convicts.
Pandher and his domestic help Koli were held guilty of kidnapping, rape, and murder in the case.
Police had discovered 19 skeletons from Pandher’s house in Nithari in Noida on December 29, 2006.
Pandher and Koli were charge-sheeted in 16 of the 19 cases, while three were closed for want of evidence.