Judicial Justice of the Peace First Class H J Zala at Dhrol in Jamnagar pronounced the sentence on Tuesday, and later all of the 5 have been additionally granted bail by the courtroom, assistant public prosecutor Ramsinh Bhuria stated.
The courtroom on Tuesday convicted Jamnagar (rural) MLA Raghavji Patel and 4 others within the case involving injury to public property and assault and felony pressure on authorities servants.
Other than the sentence, the courtroom additionally imposed a positive of Rs 10,000 on every of them.
Patel was a Congress MLA when the incident befell in August 2007.
He and his supporters went to a hospital in Dhrol city of Jamnagar to submit a memorandum and compelled their approach into the workplace of a health care provider. They indulged in vandalism and brought on injury to the hospital property.
The courtroom had earlier rejected the federal government’s plea to withdraw the case in opposition to Patel after he joined the ruling BJP, Bhuria stated.
On August 10, 2007, a case was lodged at Dhrol police station right here in opposition to eight individuals below IPC sections for illegal meeting, rioting, assault or felony pressure to discourage a public servant from performing his responsibility, injury to public property, amongst others, and the Prevention of Harm to Public Property Act.
On Tuesday, the courtroom convicted Raghavji Patel, Narendrasinh Jadeja, Jitu Shrimali, Jayesh Bhatt and Karansinh Jadeja have been convicted, whereas three others – Sabbir Chawda, Pacha Varu and Lagdhirsinh Jadeja – have been acquitted for need of proof in opposition to them, Bhuria stated.
Patel received from the Jamnagar (rural) seat on Congress’s ticket within the state Meeting election in December 2017, and later resigned as legislator to affix the BJP.
He contested the 2019 Meeting by-election as a BJP candidate from the identical seat and received.