Tractor driver gets 2 yrs jail for killing pedestrian

JAMMU: Special Municipal Magistrate Jammu Manoj Parihar has awarded 2 years imprisonment to tractor driver namely Rajinder Kumar for killing pedestrian due to rash and negligent driving on October 7, 2008.

After hearing Advocate Kunal Chib for the accused whereas Prosecuting Officer Altaf Wahid for the State, the court observed, "the charge against the accused is found to be proved by the prosecution beyond reasonable doubt. The ingredients of offences under Section 279 and 304-A are proved against the accused".

Accordingly, accused was found guilty for offence under Section 279/304-A RPC and convicted and sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for 06 months under Section 279 RPC and two years under Section 304-A RPC.


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