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1988 Patiala road rage case: Punjab govt seeks minister Sidhu's conviction

The trial court had acquitted Sidhu, whereas the Punjab and Haryana High Court reversed his acquittal

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Navjot Singh Sidhu, Navjot Kaur Sidhu
File photo of Navjot Singh Sidhu

The government on Thursday sought conviction of state's Navjot Singh in a road rage case.

appearing for the government told that the statement given by denying his involvement in the case was false.

The incident dates back to December 27, 1988 when had allegedly hit one Singh, 65, in an incident of road rage at Patiala, Punjab, resulting in death of

The trial court had acquitted Sidhu, whereas the and reversed his acquittal, convicting him under Section 304 Part II, IPC, for culpable homicide not amounting to

Victim family has appealed to the that earlier imprisonment sentence of three years given by Punjab & should be enhanced. However, the has appealed the apex court to uphold three-year imprisonment.

First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 18:27 IST