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Khurda civic body Dy Chairman Sanjay Singh gets 7-yr jail term

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Bhubaneswar: The Khurda Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court on Thursday sentenced four persons, including Khurda Municipality Deputy Chairman Sanjay Singh, to 7 years of jail term in connection with a house torching case in 2013.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of them.

Notably, a house was set ablaze at Gurujanga village in Khurda district in 2013. One Mamina Singh had lodged a complaint with the Khurda police alleging involvement of Sanjay Singh, Saroj Singh, Hazari Singh, Jitendra Singh, Jayakrushna Mohapatra and Sarbeswar Mohapatra in the incident.

Adjudicating the case, the CJM Court acquitted Jayakrushna and Sarbeswar while sentencing the imprisonment to the rest.

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