HC upholds decision to sentence Wagh, his wife

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Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 10 (UNI) Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court has upheld the decision of a special court to sentence Bhaskar Wagh and his wife for possession of disproportionate property.

The special court in Dhule had sentenced Wagh to seven years rigorous imprisonment (RI) and fined Rs 3 lakh while his wife, Mangala was sentenced to three years RI and was fined Rs 2 lakh for possessing disproportionate property worth Rs 20 lakh. Wagh's wife was held guilty of abetting and helping her husband to amass the property through illegal means.

Wagh had challenged the decision in the High Court. However, Justice V R Kingaonkar rejected the appeal and maintained the sentence.

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