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SC holds Navjot Sidhu guilty in 1988 road rage case, spares him jail term

A bench of Justices J Chelameswar and Sanjay Kishan Kaul said Sidhu is guilty of Section 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of IPC and is fined Rs 1,000 for the offence

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Navjot Singh Sidhu comes out of Parliament House after resigning from Rajya Sabha as Member of Parliament on the first day the Monsoon Session in New Delhi.
Navjot Singh Sidhu

The on Monday convicted for voluntarily causing hurt to a 65-year-old man but spared him a jail term in the 1988 road rage case.

A bench of Justices J and said is guilty of Section 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of IPC and is fined Rs 1,000 for the offence.

"A1 (Sidhu) is guilty of Section 323 of IPC. Awarded no sentence but fine of Rs 1,000 for the offence. A2 (Rupinder Singh Sandhu) is acquitted," the bench said.

First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 12:11 IST
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