WHO IS NISHANT?
Nishant Sharma had allegedly attacked Jagtar Singh Hawara, assassin of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, during Hawara’s appearance in court. A Kharar resident, middle-aged Sharma is facing several charges of cheating and land grab. He is believed to be involved in more than 30 cases ranging from frauds to land grabs. Nishant has claimed his association with Shiv Sena (Hindustan) and Hindu Suraksha Samiti.