Habitual criminal gets two-year jail

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Oct 16, 2014 14:19 IST

District sessions judge SK Aggarwal on Wednesday awarded two-year jail to a drug addict for “committing thefts habitually”.The court also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on the convict, Nizamuddin, 32, a resident of Milk Colony, Dhanas.

The police said three cases of motorcycle theft and a case of chain snatching were registered against Nizamuddin. He was in the past convicted and awarded seven-year jail for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and was on bail when he was arrested on April 25 for theft of a motorcycle.

He was arrested on the complaint of Satpal Singh, a resident of SAS Nagar, whose motorcycle was stolen from the Sector-22 market on April 18. The police record revealed that Nizamuddin was facing trials in 11 cases, and had been convicted in seven cases.

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