Gujarat Congress MLA Bhagwan Barad Gets Jail Term, Faces Disqualification Threat

Gujarat Congress MLA Bhagwan Barad Gets Jail Term, Faces Disqualification Threat

Congress MLA from Talala in Gir Somnath district of Gujarat, Bhagwan Barad is now facing threat of disqualification as a local Taluka Court in Sutrapada town in the district awarded jail term to him in an over two-decade-old mineral theft case.

The court of Judicial Magistrate held him guilty under section 379 (theft) and 420 (cheating) and sentenced him with 2 year 9 month jail term, in connection with the case pertaining to theft of mineral worth over 2.5 crore from a Gochar (cow-pasture) land in Sutrapada in 1995. Barad however got bail in the case.

Author: ElectionAdda