A Division Bench of Justices Mehtab Singh Gill and Baldev Singh, which had convicted Sidhu under Section 304-Part II of the IPC, also directed him to deposit a fine of Rs one lakh and to appear before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Chandigarh, on Friday to furnish a bail bond of Rs one lakh to the satisfaction of the court.
Sidhu was found guilty of causing the death of one Gurnam Singh at Patiala on December 27, 1988 after an altercation when the latter attempted to overtake his vehicle.
The bench granted Sidhu time till January 31, next year to enable him to appeal to the Supreme Court against the High Court decision.
Sidhu had been convicted... picking up from para four, line one of DR49, LAW-HC-LEAD SIDHU SENTENCE.
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