Siwan, Feb 29 (UNI) Special Magistrate V.V.Gupta today awarded one year rigorous imprisonment(RI) to controversial RJD MP Md Shahabuddin in connection with the case related to threatening the then officer incharge of Jiradei police station of Siwan from Beur central jail.
As per the case lodged at Jiradei police station Md Shahabuddin had telephonically threatened the then officer incharge of Jiradei police station Harendra Rai from Beur central jail on February 22, 2005 for arresting Chote Lal Sah, a henchman of Md Shahabuddin.Later the MP threatened the police officer with dire consequences in case the latter failed to release the arrested person.
The court also granted bail to the MP in the same case for making an appeal in the higher court.
With todays judgement Md Shahabuddin had been convicted in five criminal cases and had been awarded imprisonment ranging from one year to lifer.Md Shahabuddin had been acquitted in three criminal cases so far.
About 27 criminal cases were still pending against the incarcerated MP who was arrested on November 5, 2005 and since then he was languishing in Siwan jail.
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