A court here has sentenced to two years imprisonment Bollywood Actor and Congress leader Raj Babbar in the case of attack on a polling officer. Babbar was convicted of voluntarily causing hurt to a public servant to prevent him from committing his duty and three other offences. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 8,500 on him. The polling officer had lodged an FIR against Babbar during an election in May 1996.
The complaint has been lodged at Wazirganj police station here. At that time Babbar was contesting from the Samajwadi Party. Babbar was present in the court room when the verdict was pronounced.