The Patiala Sessions Court on Thursday upheld Singer Daler Mehndi’s two-year imprisonment sentence in a 19-year-old human trafficking case.
The singer has been taken into custody by police and his application for release on probation is also dismissed by the court, Advocate Gurmeet Singh, Complainant’s lawyer informed.
The Patiala Sessions Court on Thursday upheld 2018 verdict by a trial court sentencing Daler Mehndi to two years imprisonment in the 19-year-old human trafficking case. The court convicted Daler Mehndi in the case related to pigeon pelting in 2003.
On 19 September 2003, Shamsher Mehndi, elder brother of Daler Mehndi, was accused of illegally taking people abroad through pigeon pelting music bands, following which an FIR was registered in the case.
A case was registered against him in 2003 and after 15 years in 2018, the lower court sentenced him to 2 years imprisonment.