Delhi court upholds six-month jail term of man for causing eye injury with firecracker on Diwali

The man was convicted for lighting a rocket in a “negligent manner” and kicking the bottle due to which it hit the complainant’s eye, causing permanent loss to his eyesight.

A man was ordered to be taken into custody and serve his full six-month jail term after a Delhi court upheld his punishment for negligently lighting a firecracker on Diwali and causing damage to a person's eye [Naveen Kumar v. State.]

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