Amravati: Morshi MLA Devendra Bhuyar has been sentenced by a district court to three months simple imprisonment and a fine of Rs 15,000 for throwing a microphone and bottles of water at a group development officer during a Zilla Parishad meeting.
This incident occurred when Devendra Bhuyar was a member of Zilla Parishad. Group Development Officer Subhash Bopte was giving information on water scarcity in Warud taluka at a special meeting of Zilla Parishad on May 28, 2019 on the topic of water scarcity. Meanwhile, a fight broke out between Bhuyar and Bopate over an issue. Angry, Bhuyar threw a microphone and bottles of water at Bopte.
A case under sections 353, 186 and 506 of the IPC was registered against Devendra Bhuyar at the Gadgenegar Police Station on the basis of a complaint filed by the Executive Director. Gadgenegar Police have filed a charge sheet in the case. Adv. Ranjit Bhetalu examined a total of seven witnesses. Not a single witness was disqualified. The testimony of the plaintiff and the Group Development Officer, Subhash Bopte, was important.
Once proven the crime, Devendra Bhuyar was transferred to the judge SS Adkar was sentenced to three months simple prison and a fine of 15,000 rupees. An additional month’s imprisonment has also been imposed if the fine is not paid. Deputy Prosecutor Ranjit Bhetalu argued on behalf of the ruling party in the case. In another case, Devendra Bhuyar was sentenced by the district court to three months hard labor in August last year for allegedly abusing and threatening to kill the then Warud tehsildar in 2013.