Singer Zubeen Garg sentenced to three months jail

Guwahati: Popular Assamese and Bollywood singer Zubeen Garg has been sentenced to jail for three months, with a penalty of five thousand, in an assault case on Friday.

The `Gangster` fame singer was arrested pertaining to a 2013 case, where he had allegedly slapped the son of an advocate, named Arup Borbora, for smoking in public.

Speaking on the same, his advocate Junmoni Devi told ANI, “This case was filed under three IPC sections- 323, 341 and 506. He has been proved not guilty under section 341. The singer has been sentenced to three months jail and penalty of Rs 5000 under Sections 323 and 506.

“We have accepted the judgment with respect and have planned to appeal before the Higher Court, which is, Sessions Judge Court,” Garg’s advocate added.

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