Navjot Singh Sidhu who is the former Punjab Congress chief and a former cricketer of India has been sentenced to one year of prison for a road rage case of 1988. He was earlier let off with a mere Rs 1,000 fine.
Navjot Singh Sidhu road rage case of 1988
As per reports from a leading news agency, Justices AM Khanwilkar and Sanjay Krishan had enhanced the sentence to the former Congress chief based on the review petition filed by the kin of Gurnam Singh, the deceased.
On the 15th of May 2018, Navjot Singh Sidhu was let off by the court on charges of road rage for just a mere fare of Rs 1000.
As per the court orders, “the court looked into the specific circumstances to arrive at its conclusion including that the incident was over 30 years old, that there was no past enmity between the accused and 65-year old Gurnam Singh and that no weapon was used by Siddhu.”