Court awards 3-yr jail term to MLA in attempt to murder case

A Delhi Court Tuesday awarded three years jail term to a sitting Congress MLA and three others in a seven-year-old attempt to murder case.

Last Updated: Jun 08, 2010, 15:39 PM IST

New Delhi: A Delhi Court Tuesday awarded
three years jail term to a sitting Congress MLA and three
others in a seven-year-old attempt to murder case.

Additional Sessions Judge V K Bansal also imposed a
fine of Rs 60,000 each on the convicts including Congress MLA
from Rajouri Garden Dayanand Chandila.

The court, however, granted them bail on furnishing a
personal and surety bond of Rs 30,000 each.

It had on Friday convicted the accused-- Chandila and
Nawab Singh, Meghraj and Manoj under Section 307 (attempt to
murder) and other provisions of the IPC.

An FIR was registered with Tilak Nagar Police Station
on December 11, 2003 on a complaint by Sudesh Chandela
alleging that the accused had tried to kill him.

According to the complaint, the accused had attacked
Chandela following a quarrel over lending money to a man.

PTI