New Delhi, Jul 4: A Delhi Court on Thursday after hearing arguments on behalf of Government Counsel and Defence Counsel passed an order of six month imprisonment to AAP MLA Som Dutt for assaulting a man in 2015 Assembly Election.
AAP MLA Som Dutt who is the legislator from the Sadar Bazar constituency was convicted by the court under sections 325 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt without provocation), 341 (wrongful restraint), 147 (rioting) and 149 (unlawful assembly ) of Indian Penal Code.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal today after hearing arguments said,"There is no doubt that on January 10, 2015 at around 8 pm, Som Dutt, along with his 50 supporters, went to flat No. 13 where the complainant was present. The complainant was beaten and assaulted by the accused and his associates due to which he suffered grievous injury".
The ACMM after hearing arguments on behalf of Government Counsel and Defence Counsel passed the order of six month imprisonment to Som Dutt. The court further imposed a penalty of Rs. 2 lakh on Dutt. (UNI)