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Madras HC dismisses former TN minister's plea to suspend conviction in 1998 riots case

ANI  |  Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] 

The on Friday dismissed former Balakrishna Reddy's plea for the suspension of his conviction in a 1998 riot case against him.

After hearing the arguments challenging a special court's order which sentenced him to four years of imprisonment, Justice V Parthiban passed the order to dismiss his application for suspension of conviction alone.

On January 7, special court J Santhi found Reddy and 15 others guilty of offences under Sections 147 (rioting), 341 (wrongful restraint) of the IPC and Section 3 of the Public Property (Prevention of Damage and Loss) Act.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 22:52 IST