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SC sentences Navjot Sidhu to one year imprisonment in 1988 road rage case

In its 2018 verdict, the apex court had reduced the sentence of Sidhu from three years imprisonment to Rs 1,000 fine.

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BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
The Supreme Court on Thursday modified the sentence of politician Navjot Singh Sidhu to one year in jail in the 1988 road rage case, in which one person had died. The SC allowed the review petition filed by the family of victim Gurnam Singh against its 2018 verdict. 

In its 2018 verdict, the apex court had reduced the sentence of Sidhu from three years imprisonment to Rs 1,000 fine.

The order was delivered by a bench of justices AM Khanwilkar and Sanjay Kishan Kaul.

Earlier the court had reserved the order on an application seeking to enlarge the scope of notice

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First Published: May 19 2022 | 2:17 PM IST

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