Crime-Justice

Shiv Sena (Hindu) leaderr Nishant Sharma, attacked in Ropar jail, seriously injured

September 25, 2018 02:08 PM

Punjab News Express
ROPAR: The convicted Shiv Sena (Hindu)leader Nishant Sharma was today attacked by jail inmates of Ropar sub-jail where he was lodged after being sentenced to four years of imprisonment in a fraud case. Sharma was attacked with a knife and seriously injured, sources said.He is rushed to local civil hospital.

Resident of Kharar, Nishant Sharma who is self styled president of the Shiv Sena outfit has got security from Punjab Government was considered closeto former SAD-BJP regime and several police officers. He was in news for all wrong reasons, once slapped in Chandigarh court complex by Jagtar Singh Hawara, a convict in Beant Singh murder case and parallel Jathedar of Akal Takht appointed by the Sikh radicals. Nishant had led a group to protest against Hawara during his appearance in court.

He was yesterday awarded four years in jail by a Ropar court. He was booked in 2011 by Kurali police on the compalint of Hissar resident Anil Kumar who told the police that Nishant harma and three of his accomplices had duped him of Rs.1.50 lakhs. Nishant had given an advertisement in the newspaper to sell an old car through their firm in Sunny Encalve Kharar. Anil Kumar had paid Rs.1.85 lakhs as an advance and Niashant failed to hand over the car. He later returned Rs.35000 but refused to return Rs.1.50 lakhs. Three of Nishant's accomplices Ravi,Vikas and Rohit are still absconding.

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