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Shopkeeper gets two years in jail for assaulting customer

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

A magistrate's here today sentenced a shopkeeper to two years' rigorous imprisonment for beating up a customer who insisted on weighing before purchasing it.

Magistrate Nidhi Modita Pinto found the shopkeeper Yogesh guilty under the section 325 (causing grievous hurt).

A prosecution officer said that a police complaint was filed on December 20, 2008 against Yogesh, who runs a grocery store in Hira Nagar area of the city. Yogesh was accused of hitting one Ravindra Kumar with a stick when the latter said that he would not buy from him unless it was properly weighed.

Kumar's wrist was fractured in the attack.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 19:50 IST