Rajkumar abduction verdict: Gobichettipalayam court in Tamil Nadu acquits nine accused (Video)
Sep 25, 2018, 1:17 PM IST
Eighteen years after well-known Kannada actor, Rajkumar, was kidnapped by the sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, Gobichettipalayam court, in Erode district, Tamil Nadu, on September 25, acquitted the nine accused in the case. Veerappan and two of his associates had passed away during the trial. The Additional District Judge Mani, in his judgment on Tuesday, stated that the prosecution did not gather enough evidence against the accused in the case and "not even an iota of evidence was produced to show the accused were accomplices of Veerappan". The judge also said that actor Rajkumar's family did not turn up to depose in front of the court during the trial.