New Delhi, Former MP and senior Congress leader Raj Babbar has been sentenced to two years in prison in a seven-year-old case. The Madhya Pradesh MLA’s court also fined him Rs 500 and convicted him in other cases, including assault on a polling officer and others in the Assembly elections. He was the SP candidate at the time. The accused in the case, Arvind Singh Yadav, died during the trial.
Special ACJM Ambareesh Kumar Srivastava had sentenced Raj Babbar to six months imprisonment with a fine of Rs 1,000, two years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5,000, one year imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1,000, six months imprisonment and a fine of Rs 500 under various sections. All sentences will run together. If he does not pay the fine, he will have to spend another 15 days in jail.
Former Congress MP Raj Babbar has been sentenced to two years in jail in a number of cases, including assaulting a polling officer and others during the 18th Assembly elections. Senior Congress leader and actor Raj Babbar has been sentenced to two years.
According to the public prosecutor, on May 9, 19, polling officer Krishna Singh Rana lodged a report against the then SP candidates Raj Babbar, Arvind Yadav and others at the Wazirganj police station. It is alleged that when the voters stopped coming, they were going to get a meal.
Then SP candidate Raj Babbar came with his colleagues and started making false allegations of fake voting. They beat the plaintiff and Shivkumar Singh, injuring them. He was rescued by polling officer Manoj Kumar Srivastava, VK Shukla and policemen. On September 3, police filed a chargesheet against Raj Babbar and Arvind Yadav.
The court framed charges against Raj Babbar on March 6, 2020, after three years. Krishnasinh Rana, Shivkumar Singh, Manoj Srivastava, Chandradas Sahu, Dr. Ms Kalra testified. Raj Babbar had pleaded not guilty in court on May 10, 2009, but refused to give any evidence. HS1MS