Leh,December 29 (Scoop News) –The Principal District & Session Judge Leh,. Sanjay Parihar, has convicted two accused persons namely Gajinder Kumar Khatri and Parmod Budka Thoki who were accused of committing murder of two monks namely Lama Nawang Tsultim and Lama Stanzin Gelek who were associated with Sum Tseg Restaurant attached with Alchi monastery on the intervening night of 3rd and 4th August 2007 and had decamped with cash of Rs. 62,000/-, mobile phones etc.
Both the accused were tried for offences under Section 302, 392 RPC in FIR No. 181/2007 of Police Station Leh and found guilty. Both the accused persons have been sentenced to Life Imprisonment and fined Rs. 10,000/- each for committing offence of murder Under Section 302 RPC and further both of them sentenced to Rigorous Imprisonment for ten years and fined Rs. 10,000/- each of the offence of Robbery Under Section 392 RPC. The judgment was announced today on Saturday.