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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Three years jail for student who tried to kill pal for cigarette!

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A student, who often used to borrow cigarettes from one of his friends but slashed his neck with a razor when told that his demands would no longer be met, has been sentenced to three years jail by a Delhi court.
District Judge S.K. Sarvaria also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on North West Delhi resident Aman Sethi for trying to kill his friend Pankaj Kumar Jha with the help of two of his juvenile friends, who too are presently undergoing trial separately at Juvenile Justice Board.
The court awarded the jail term to Aman, dismissing his plea for leniency on the ground that he was a young student.
"The accused is convicted for a serious offence under charges of attempt to murder. He along with co-accused attacked the victim with barber's blade (ustra). Keeping this in view, the accused Aman Sethi is sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for three years. In addition, he is also directed to pay a fine of Rs 5,000," the judge said.
The court gave its ruling relying on victim Pankaj's deposition.


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