4 days after dismissed Punjab Police DSP Balwinder Sekhon and alleged authorized professional Pradeep Sharma had been arrested following its orders, the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom on Friday sentenced them to 6 months imprisonment and imposed a positive of Rs 2,000.
As per oral orders, each will serve the sentence at Mannequin Jail in Burail, Chandigarh. An in depth order is but to be launched by the excessive courtroom.
A division bench of Justice G S Sandhawalia and Justice Harpreet Kaur Jeewan had issued a contempt discover in opposition to Sekhon and Sharma for allegedly circulating malicious, libellous, and derogatory movies pertaining to judicial proceedings on social media.
The excessive courtroom had issued the discover following a listening to on a matter associated to a drug case.
In the course of the listening to, the excessive courtroom stated that it has come to its discover that Sekhon, a dismissed police official who had filed a writ petition in 2021 difficult the order of his dismissal from service dated Could 28, 2021, has been circulating movies associated to judicial proceedings being carried out by different judges.