Former Pune Cantonment Board Member Manjur Shaikh Among 3 Convicted In Assault Case

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Pune, 18th November 2021: The court of additional chief judicial magistrate has convicted a former member of the Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) and two others for assaulting a scrap dealer 11 years ago.

Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate SH Salunkhe has also imposed a total fine of Rs 22,500 on the convict ex-corporator Manjur Shaikh, Sadik Ismail Shaikh and Fayyaz alias Intu Nissar Shaikh, all residents of Camp.

As per the judgement, complainant Shehnaz along with her husband Kadir are doing business of scrap in the name of ‘Memon Scrap Centre’ in Camp. On 19.02.2009, at about 8.30 pm, when Kadir was in his shop along with his friends Faruq and Razzak, all of sudden, the accused came there and abused Kadir, accused Manjur hit a hammer on the head of Kadir and accused Sadik assaulted on the head with an iron rod. They demanded pamphlets which alleged to be published by Kadir against Manjur Shaikh.

The accused also assaulted Kadir with fist blows and kicks. Shakil and Salim, brothers of Kadir, went to rescue him, but. the accused abused and assaulted them. Then the accused trespassed in the house and assaulted and abused the complainant and her father-in-law.

The complainant sustained an injury to the head and stomach. Kadir sustained a bleeding injury on his head and he fell unconscious.

Based on a complaint from Shahnaz, an FIR was registered at the Lashkar police station.

The court convicted the accused. However, considering the family background, the character of the accused and the facts and circumstances of the case, the judicial magistrate extended
benefits of the Probation of Offenders Act.

They have been directed to be released under section 4 of the Probation of Offenders Act on their entering into a bond in the sum of Rs 7,500 each with one surety in the like amount to appear and receive sentence whenever called upon by the court within a period of one year and in the mean time to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.

The court has further directed that during the above period of one year, the accused shall be under the supervision of District Probation Officer, Pune or any other Officer appointed in his place, on the following conditions:

a) that, they will present themselves within 14 days from the date of this order before the District Probation Officer,
Pune and will produce the copies of the order and the bond executed by them;

(b) that, they will live honestly and peaceably and will endeavour to earn honest livelihood;

(c) that, they will not associate with bad characters or lead dissolute life;

(d) that, they will not commit any offence punishable by any law in force in India,

(e) that, they will abstain from taking intoxicants;

(f) that, they will carry out such directions as may from time to time be given by the Probation Officer for due
observance of the conditions mentioned above.