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Zaheera to be in Mumbai jail

As per the SC order, the prime witness in the Best Bakery case will undergo one-year imprisonment for perjury.

india Updated: Apr 10, 2006 12:23 IST

A sessions court on Wednesday ordered prime witness in the Best Bakery case Zaheera Sheikh to undergo one year imprisonment in a Mumbai jail as per the Supreme Court order for contempt of the court.

Judge Abhay Thipsay ordered police to lodge Zaheera in the Byculla jail to execute the Supreme Court order that had sentenced her to one year in jail and had imposed a Rs 50,000 fine.

The judge also ordered that Zaheera may be given a set off for the period she has already spent in prison after her surrender before the court recently.

The judge adjourned till April 7 the matter concerning show cause notices issued to Zaheera and her family members for perjury (giving false evidence) in the Best Bakery retrial in the Mumbai court.