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Farmer in UP gets two-year imprisonment for encroachment of government land

A court here sentenced a farmer to two years' imprisonment for encroaching on government land

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Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

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The court imposed a fine of Rs 10,000

A court here sentenced a to two years' imprisonment for encroaching on government land.

Additional District Sessions Judge Sandeep Gupta on Wednesday held Sohanbir Singh guilty under Sections 3 and 4 of the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act. He also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Singh.

According to District Government Counsel Rajiv Sharma, a case was registered on September 25, 2013 at Mansurpur police station here against Singh on the complaint of revenue official Sanjay Kumar for encroaching a public water irrigation drain in Begrajpur village.

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First Published: Thu, April 01 2021. 15:52 IST