Navjot Sidhu gets one-year jail term in 1988 Road Rage Case

Earlier the court had let him off with a fine of Rs 1,000.

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Insight Bureau: The Supreme Court of India on Thursday sentenced Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu to one year imprisonment in a 1988 road rage case in which a person named Gurnam Singh had died.

Earlier the court had let him off with a fine of Rs 1,000.

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The Apex Court allowed the review petition preferred by the family of the victim against its 1988 verdict that had reduced the sentence of Sidhu to Rs 1000 from 3 years imprisonment in the case.

Earlier, the petition was filed by the victim’s family demanding Sidhu be charged with a more serious offence.

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