Navjot Singh Sidhu verdict: Supreme Court quotes Dharmashastra, says cricketer is expected to know force of his blows

Sidhu was earlier let off by the Supreme Court with a fine of ₹1,000 in a road rage case from 1988 in which he caused the death of a 65-year-old man.
Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul
Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul

While sentencing former Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu to a one-year jail term in a 1988 road rage case, the Supreme Court noted that a 25-year-old international cricketer who is physically fit, is expected to know the impact of a blow inflicted by him [Jaswinder Singh (Dead) Through Legal Representative v. Navjot Singh Sidhu].

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