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  India   All India  07 Jun 2018  Delhi court sentences gangster Abu Salem to 7 years in jail in extortion case

Delhi court sentences gangster Abu Salem to 7 years in jail in extortion case

PTI
Published : Jun 7, 2018, 3:22 pm IST
Updated : Jun 7, 2018, 3:56 pm IST

The court passed the order after hearing arguments on sentence by the prosecution and the defence lawyers.

In the extortion case lodged in Delhi, it was alleged that Salem had demanded Rs 5 crore as protection money from businessman Ashok Gupta, a resident of Greater Kailash in south Delhi, in 2002. (Photo: File)
 In the extortion case lodged in Delhi, it was alleged that Salem had demanded Rs 5 crore as protection money from businessman Ashok Gupta, a resident of Greater Kailash in south Delhi, in 2002. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday sentenced gangster Abu Salem to seven years rigorous imprisonment for demanding Rs 5 crore as protection money from a Delhi-based businessman in 2002.

The court passed the order after hearing arguments on sentence by the prosecution and the defence lawyers. It had convicted Salem in the case on May 26.

 

In the extortion case lodged in Delhi, it was alleged that Salem had demanded Rs 5 crore as protection money from businessman Ashok Gupta, a resident of Greater Kailash in south Delhi, in 2002.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi