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Murder threat to CMC Commissioner: Councillor jailed for two years

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Chamarajanagar: A councillor convicted of issuing a murder threat to City Municipal Council (CMC) Commissioner has been awarded two years simple imprisonment and imposed Rs 5,000 fine.

R P Nanjunda Swamy the councillor of Chamarajanagar City Municipal Council (CMC) is the convicted person.

Principal District and Sessions Court Judge Mohammed Roshan Shah pronounced the judgment after finding the accused guilty on various IPC sections- 353, 504 and 506.

According to Assistant Public Prosecutor A C Mahesh, Nanjundaswamy is sentenced to one year imprisonment and imposed Rs 3,000 fine under IPC section 353, one year imprisonment and Rs 1,000 fine under IPC 504 and one year imprisonment and Rs 1000 fine under IPC 506. All the sentences will run concurrently.

It has also been ordered to undergo additional imprisonment of one month under each IPC sections, if the convict fails to pay the fine in lieu there of.

Nanjundaswamy had picked up a quarrel with then CMC Commissioner S Prakash in November 2010, when they were attending a public programme at Yadabetta in Chamarajanagar rural police station limits. He picked up a duel while discussing about the accounts related to old works.

After picking up a quarrel, Nanjundaswamy had also abused Prakash and issued a murder threat.

Chamarajanagar rural PSI B G Kumar had investigated the case and submitted a charge sheet to the court.

– Team Mysoorunews 

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