Mohali, Jan. 10 -- Twenty-seven years after Tarn Taran-based religious leader Baba Charan Singh and five of his family members went missing under mysterious circumstances, a Mohali court on Thursday convicted six Punjab Police personnel of their abduction and murder.

Those convicted are inspector Suba Singh, assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Sauba Singh, head constable (HC) Lakha Singh, and sub-inspectors (SIs) Bikramjit Singh, Sukhdev Singh and Sukdev Raj Joshi.

The court acquitted deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Gurmit Singh Randhawa, assistant inspector general (AIG) counter-intelligence Kashmir Singh (then an inspector) and SI Nirmal Singh.

CBI special judge Karunesh Kumar sentenced inspector Suba Singh, SIs Sukhdev Singh and Bikra...