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Zubeen Garg slaps a MINOR

Assamese and Bollywood singer and musician Zubeen Garg has been sentenced to jail for three months, with a penalty of five thousand

7th October 2017 | 01:47 PM (IST)
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Guwahati court has announced six-month sentence to singer, composer and film director Zubeen Garg of Assam for slapping a child. Three years ago, Zubeen was accused of slapping a minor for smoking in public place.

 

The child's father Arup Borbora is a senior advocate; he filed a FIR of this case in the police. A day after the FIR was lodged by Borbora, he filed another FIR accusing that the Zubeen has revealed the name of minor in some local TV news channels, which is against the laws that protect the rights of the child.

 

The court has convicted Mr. Zubeen and sentenced him to six months' imprisonment and fined five thousand rupees. The case hearing was in last month, but Zubeen was ill during that time, so he could not appear in the court. While hearing his case on Friday, he was sentenced under section 323 and 506. Now the Zubeen might go to the high court. Zubeen's lawyer has said, "We have accepted the judgment with respect and have planned to appeal before the Higher Court, which is, Sessions Judge Court".

 

Professionally he has sung many songs in different languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi etc. He started his career from the album named Anamika released in 1992.He also played a lead role in Assamese film 'Mon Jai', which won the best Assamese Film Awards.

 

He is the voice behind the song "Ya Ali" of film "Gangster" in the year 2006, and this superhit song gave him a super break in Bollywood.

7th October 2017 | 01:47 PM (IST)
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