Supreme Court orders one year jail term to Gopal Ansal in connection with Uphaar cinema tragedy case in which 59 people lost their life and many injured.
A Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Kurian Joseph, and A.K. Goel passed the order with the majority verdict of 2:1.
Gopal Ansal has already served four months and 20 days in jail, now he would serve his remaining term.
Meanwhile, the Apex court has released Sushil Ansal considering his old age as he had served five months and 20 days in jail and granted remission in the case.
Not only this, the court has also ordered Gopal Ansal to surrender within four weeks to serve the remaining jail term.