Delhi court lets off bar association ex-prez with 40k fine in woman lawyer assault case

Updated: few hours ago

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) A Delhi court Tuesday let off Delhi High Court Bar Association's (DHCBA) ex-President Rajiv Khosla, convicted for assaulting a woman lawyer in 1994, with a total compensation of Rs 40,000 to the state and the victim.

The order on sentencing was pronounced in a courtroom thronged by hundreds of lawyers.

While few lawyers stood atop tables and chairs to hear the pronouncement, others chanted slogans of “Vakeel Ekta Zindabad” and “Rajiv Khosla Zindabad” and applauded after the order.