Shahabuddin sentenced to five years` RI

A local court here sentenced former RJD MP Md Shahabuddin to five years of rigorous imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 4,000 Thursday.

Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011, 22:01 PM IST

Siwan: A local court here sentenced
former RJD MP Md Shahabuddin to five years of rigorous
imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 4,000 Thursday.

Special Sessions Court Judge R N Tripathi sentenced
Shahabuddin for violating the Arms Act, Indian Telegraph Act,
FEMA and other provisions of the Indian Penal Code six years
ago.

The cases were registered against the former MP
following recovery of a cache of arms and ammunitions, bullet
proof jackets, telescope and foreign currencies from his
residence at Pratappur in Siwan district on April 24, 2005.

Shahabuddin is lodged in a jail here in connection with
criminal cases registered against him.

PTI