Gu­jarat BJP MP Sen­tenced to 3 Yrs for As­sault­ing Govt Doc­tor, Might Face Dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tion

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

AHMED­ABAD: BJP MP Naranbhai Kach­ha­dia was on Wed­nes­day sen­tenced to three years im­pris­on­ment by a court in Am­reli for as­sault­ing a doc­tor at a gov­ern­ment hos­pi­tal in 2013. Judge D R Bhatt also im­posed a fine of ₹ 35,000 on the two-term MP from Am­reli. The court stayed the sen­tence for a month so as to en­able Kach­ha­dia and other con­victs to ap­proach the high court against the con­vic­tion. Kach­ha­dia might face dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tion un­der The Rep­re­sen­ta­tion of The Peo­ple Act as per the July 2013 judge­ment of the Supreme Court.—

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