Person convicted for damaging electricity pole


By Biswadip Nandy and Santanu Ghosh

Balurghat, November 24 – A Court in Balurghat convicted a person in charges of damaging an electric pole by hitting it with a car.
The court found the person, Sanjit Das guilty under sections 279 and 427 of the IPC. A fine of 1000 rupees and one month’s imprisonment in default of payment have been imposed on the person . At the same time, the court imposed a fine of rupees 3000 under Section 139 of the Electricity Act. According to district court sources, after the incident in Balurghat Baodhara area,occurred on May 26 ,2020 Assistant Engineer Biswajit Mondal filed a complaint with the police station against the accused Sanjit Das. District Court Judge Anant Kumar Singh Mohapatra convicted the accused in that case and sentenced him yesterday .Ritabrata Chakraborty  the public prosecutor in this case said, “a complaint was filed against the person for damaging an electricity pole. The additional district and session judge, special court found the accused guilty “.


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