Lawyer sentenced to 2-year imprisonment

ST Correspondent
Saturday, 21 April 2018

JMFC Rohini Patil also imposed a penalty of Rs 5,000 on the convicted lawyer Sanjayrao Laxman Kale of Vadgaonsheri. Adv Laxman Jadhav had filed the FIR with Market Yard police station. 

PUNE: A magistrate court has sentenced a lawyer to two years’  imprisonment for assaulting another lawyer at the Pune district consumer forum in 2014.

JMFC Rohini Patil also imposed a penalty of Rs 5,000 on the convicted lawyer Sanjayrao Laxman Kale of Vadgaonsheri. Adv Laxman Jadhav had filed the FIR with Market Yard police station. 

The incident took place on August 27, 2014. Around 11 am when Jadhav reached the bar room, Kale was already sitting there. Jadhav pushed aside his documents and sat there, which enraged Kale and he hit Jadhav with a sharp object. Other lawyers caught hold of Kale and rescued Jadhav, who dialled 100 and called the police. 

The magistrate also passed strictures against investigating officer PSI RC Usgaonkar for not conducting a proper investigation.

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