AAP MLA, wife & son get 3 years in jail for assaulting kin’s family

The case against the AAP MLA is related to a dispute between the family of his wife’s sister Paramjit Kaur, who had a land dispute with the MLA’s family in 2011.

Three others, including his wife and son, have been sentenced to three years in prison for allegedly assaulting his sister-in-law’s family 11 years ago.

Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Roopanagar Ravi Inder Singh granted bail to the AAP’s Patiala (Rural) MLA Balbir Singh and others after he announced his sentence.

Besides Singh, the accused but not granted bail are his wife Rupinder Kaur, son Rahul and another man Parminder Singh.

The case against the AAP MLA is related to a dispute between the family of his wife’s sister Paramjit Kaur, who had a land dispute with the MLA’s family in 2011.

All four were sentenced after being convicted of offenses under Section 323 of the IPC (Punishment for Spontaneously Suffering), 324 (Punishment for Spontaneously Suffering from Dangerous Weapons), 325 (Punishment for Spontaneously Damaging Wrongfulness) and 506 (Punishment for Criminal Threatening). .

A case was registered against her in June 2011 at Chamkur Sahib police station in Rupnagar district on the complaint of Paramjit Kaur.

The complainant alleged that Singh and his family had assaulted his family.

The court had listed the charges in the case in August 2017.

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