Malegaon court orders Muslim man to offer namaz 5 times a day, plant 2 trees after conviction in road accident brawl

The Court opined that Section 3 of the Probation of Offenders Act of 1958 grants powers to a Magistrate to release a convict after admonition or appropriate warning so that he does not repeat the offence.
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A magistrate court in Maharashtra's Malegaon recently convicted a Muslim man in a case of road accident brawl and ordered him to offer namaz (prayers performed by Muslims) five times a day and plant two trees as conditions for his release on admonition, instead of undergoing imprisonment. [State v. Rouf Khan]

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