Singer Daler Mehndi's sentence of 2 years suspended, got bail from Punjab and Haryana High Court

Publish Date: 15 Sep, 2022 |

Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi has got a big relief from the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Punjab-Haryana High Court has suspended Daler Mehndi's two-year sentence and granted him bail. Daler Mehndi was sentenced to two years imprisonment by the Patiala Court of Punjab in the pigeon pelting case.

What is the case

In 2003, a case was registered against Daler Mehndi for giving many hit songs to Bollywood. Daler Mehndi was accused of running an illegal immigration group with brother Shamsher. Through this, between 1998 and 1999, he took 10 people abroad and left them there. At the same time, his brother Shamsher Singh died in 2017. In 2003, Daler Mehndi was also arrested in the pigeon pelting case, but was later released on bail. 

But in July 2022, Daler Mehndi was arrested in the pigeon pelting case and upheld his two-year prison sentence. After his arrest, Daler Mehndi was sent to Patiala Central Jail. Later, Daler Mehndi filed a petition in the Sessions Court of Patiala regarding his sentence. But his petition was rejected. According to reports, Daler Mehndi had more than 30 cases related to human trafficking. The first case against Daler Henna was registered in 2003 by a person named Bakhshish Singh.

High Court gave relief to Daler Mehndi

In the year 2018, the trial court of Patiala in the 19-year-old human trafficking case sentenced Daler Mehndi to two years' imprisonment. Although Daler Mehndi got bail at that time. But after this, Daler Mehndi challenged it by filing an appeal before the Additional Sessions Judge, Patiala. After hearing the appeal for four years, the court on 14 July 2022 upheld the sentence by dismissing Daler Mehndi's appeal. After the appeal was dismissed, Daler Mehndi challenged it by filing a revision petition in the High Court, which was heard today and the court gave a sigh of relief to Daler Mehndi.


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