Popular Assamese and Bollywood singer Zubeen Garg has been sentenced to three month-long jail sentence and a fine of Rs 5,000 on Friday, for an assault case from 2013.
Garg, who has delivered some popular chartbusters in Bollywood with songs like ‘Ya Ali’ from Gangster (2006) and ‘Jaane Kya Chahe Man Bawra’ from Pyaar Ke Side Effects (2006), has lately been in the midst of a few controversies.
The ‘Gangster’ fame singer was arrested pertaining to a 2013 case, where he had allegedly slapped the son of an advocate, named Arup Borbora, for smoking in public.
Speaking on the same, his advocate Junmoni Devi told ANI, “This case was filed under three IPC sections- 323, 341 and 506. He has been proved not guilty under section 341; he has been sentenced to three months jail and penalty of 5000 rupees under sections 323 and 506. We have accepted the judgement with respect and have planned to appeal before the Higher Court, which is, Sessions Judge Court.”