UP Minister Nandi sentenced to one year imprisonment for attacking SP workers

Nand Gopal Gupta
Nand Gopal Gupta

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Published on: 26 January 2023 at 16:20 IST

Recently, Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Nand Gopal Nandi sentenced to One year imprisonment by Special MP MLA Court for attacking rival Political party workers during 2014 election rally.

Nand Gopal Nandi case is sentenced in case of 2014 Lok Sabha elections matter in which Nandi was booked for creating a ruckus during the election meeting in Muthiganj and was sentenced to imprisonment by the Special MP MLA Court of Prayagraj.

Minister Nandi was accused of assaulting the female party worker of the Samajwadi Party, Revati Raman Singh in a public meeting.

Minister Nandi has been convicted under two sections 147 and 323 of the Indian Penal Court (IPC) by the court. In section 147 of IPC he was sentenced to one-year jail and a fine of five thousand while in section 323 of IPC, he was sentenced to six months in jail and a fine of five thousand.

However, despite the announcement of the punishment, Minister Nandi’s assembly membership will not go away because the membership is cancelled only if the punishment is 2 years or more. Nandi, however, has been granted bail so he can file an appeal in the higher court. Nandi will not have to go to jail.

UP Minister after conviction said, He will now appeal in the High Court against the verdict. Minister added that this was a false case registered against him by the SP govt. He also confirmed that his lawyers will approach the High Court to seek relief.

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