Navjot Sidhu seeks more time to give up, SC refuses to entertain plea


The denies to entertain Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu’s plea searching for time to give up, a day after he was sentenced to one-year in jail within the 1988 highway rage. Sidhu on Friday approached the Apex Court searching for a couple of weeks’ time to give up to endure the sentence imposed on him.

The courtroom had on Thursday imposed a sentence of one-year rigorous imprisonment on Sidhu within the case, saying any undue sympathy to impose an insufficient sentence would do more hurt to the justice system and undermine the general public confidence within the efficacy of regulation.




Senior advocate A M Singhvi, showing for Sidhu, talked about the matter earlier than a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar and stated the previous cricketer wanted a couple of weeks to give up.

He will after all give up shortly, Singhvi instructed the bench, including, We need a couple of weeks to give up. It is after 34 years. He desires to organise his medical affairs.

The bench, additionally comprising Justice J B Pardiwala, instructed Singhvi that the judgement within the matter was handed by a particular bench.

You can file that utility and point out it earlier than the Chief Justice.

If the Chief Justice constitutes that bench immediately, we’ll take into account that. If that bench shouldn’t be obtainable, it would have to be constituted. A particular bench was constituted for that matter, the bench noticed.

Singhvi stated he’ll attempt to point out the matter earlier than the Chief Justice.

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