Chandigarh: A special CBI court here has convicted former Punjab Police DSP Krishan Singh and former sub-inspector Tarsem Singh in a three-decade-old fake police encounter case and sentenced them to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 2 lakh each.

The court has also given a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to the families of the three victims, Sarabjit Singh, counsel for the victims’ families said.

On December 13, 1992, police had killed three Sikh youths , Sahib Singh, Dalbir Singh and Balwinder Singh, belonging to Amritsar district, in a fake police encounter.

On the complaint of Sahib Singh’s father Kahan Singh, the Supreme Court had handed over the investigation of the case to the CBI. The trial in the case was going on in a special CBI court in Mohali.

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