Batla verdict: Javadekar demands apologies from Sonia, Kejriwal, Mamata

New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Speaking on 2008 Batla House encounter verdict, Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar on March 15 demanded opposition leaders including Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Chief Ministers Arvind Kejriwal and Mamata Banerjee who, he said, had questioned police action during the encounter back then. He said, “Sonia Ji, Arvind Kejriwal, Mamata Banerjee, and Digvijaya Singh had raised questions on the police action and, in a way, sided with the terrorists. I demand that they should apologise to the nation.” Today, a Delhi court in Saket awarded death penalty to convict Ariz Khan in the 2008 Batla House encounter case. The court called the case a 'rarest of rare'.