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City Briefs: 8 yrs of trial,7 days in jail for keeping ‘obscene books’

For possessing four obscene books,a 50-year-old man has been sentenced by a Delhi court to a week in jail and Rs 1,000 as fine after a trial that lasted over eight years.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Published: July 3, 2012 4:42:33 am

8 yrs of trial,7 days in jail for keeping ‘obscene books’

New Delhi: For possessing four obscene books,a 50-year-old man has been sentenced by a Delhi court to a week in jail and Rs 1,000 as fine after a trial that lasted over eight years. Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Gogne,however,set off the man’s sentence against his incarceration for a week that he had undergone after his arrest in 2004 for possession of four books. Even after eight years of trial,East Delhi resident Babbu was eventually convicted only after he himself pleaded guilty after framing of charges against him.

Youth found dead in friend’s house

New Delhi: A 20-year-old youth was found strangled in his friend’s flat in Kondli,East Delhi,on Monday morning. “There were injury marks,too,all over Harsh Wardhan’s body,which has been sent for autopsy. His friend and the flat owner,Shekhar,is absconding,” a police officer said. “They were property dealers. Shekhar’s father,who was present at the flat,is not cooperating with police,” he said.

Online property registration soon

New Delhi: The Delhi government has launched a scheme for online registration of property. Officials said the system would be currently available at the sub-registrar’s office in Mehrauli and then gradually extended to the 12 other offices. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit unveiled it.

Two arrested for molestation: Cops

New Delhi: The Delhi Police have arrested two men for allegedly molesting and assaulting a 20-year-old girl. The incident was reported from Connaught Place on Sunday around 8.45 pm,police said. Nadeem (30) and Faizan (28) allegedly misbehaved with the girl when they saw her waiting alone near the B Block market. “When she resisted,they assaulted her,” an officer said.

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