High Court refuses to extend Sanjeev Nanda’’s interim bail

January 9th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to extend Sanjeev Nanda’’s interim bail in connection with the BMW hit-and-run case.
Justice Kailash Gambhir dismissed the petition which means Sanjeev has to surrender himself on Saturday.
On December 19, the court had granted three-week interim bail to Sanjeev, who is undergoing five years jail term. On December 16, the court had issued notice to the Delhi Police on contentions of Nanda”’’s counsel and senior advocate Ram Jethmalani that the convict”’’s grandfather was not well and wanted to see him.
On September 5, Nanda sentenced to five years in jail by a Delhi court.
The court convicted Nanda under the Section 304 (2) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), dealing with culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The law prescribes ten years imprisonment as maximum punishment.
The ten-year-old case involving Nanda, allegedly in an inebriated state is accused of mowing down seven people with his high speeding BMW car in the wee hours of January 10, 1999 in Lodhi Colony area. Six persons died on the spot while one survived. (ANI)

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