The courtroom later granted bail to the previous Umreth MLA and two of his associates to allow them to file an enchantment in a better courtroom
Umreth: A courtroom on Thursday sentenced Jayant Patel, chief of the Gujarat unit of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), to 2 years’ imprisonment for assaulting faculty lecturers 5 years in the past.
Judicial Magistrate of Umreth, LL Prajapati, additionally discovered Patel and his supporters Nimesh Goswami and Pankaj Shridhar responsible of illegal meeting, rioting and house-trespass.
The courtroom later granted them bail to allow them to file an enchantment in a better courtroom. Jayant Patel, popularly often known as Bosky, was NCP MLA from Umreth in Anand district between 2012 and 2017.
On 5 October, 2016, he and his supporters stormed into a faculty in Ratanpura village the place a science honest was being held and acquired into an argument with Rakesh Khira, who labored on the District Education and Training Centre, for not mentioning the MLA’s title on the occasion’s invitation card.
“As the local MLA, his name should have been there,” the NCP chief stated.
Though Khira apologised for the omission, Patel slapped him, the latter stated within the grievance.
Patel and his supporters additionally manhandled two different lecturers and broken some property, Khira stated.
The science honest had been organised by the Gujarat Education Department.
Patel was arrested the following day and subsequently granted bail by an area courtroom.
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