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Sidhu may face jail as top court re-opens case

DNMUM422246 | 9/13/2018 | Author : Abraham Thomas | WC :236



New Delhi: Four months after cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu thanked the Supreme Court for letting him off in a road rage death case after a fine of Rs 1,000, the apex court revived the controversy by deciding to have a fresh look on the punishment given to Sidhu.
The move is a setback to Sidhu, now a minister in the Punjab government. The order came on a review petition filed by the family of the victim who died as a result of the road rage case involving Sidhu on December 27, 1988 in Patiala, Punjab.
The case witnessed several twists as the trial court acquitted Sidhu and his accomplice in the crime Rupinder Singh Sandhu on August 18, 1994. The state appealed to the Punjab and Haryana High Court, which reversed th
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