The prosecution introduced 5 witnesses within the case, Assistant District Public Prosecutor Officer (ADPO) Sanjeev Pandey mentioned.
Shankar was caught red-handed on March 23, 1998 whereas stealing two followers from a store situated beneath Kotwali police station space. He was nabbed as a consequence of an alert watchman, he mentioned.
At the moment, the value of the 2 followers was round Rs 500, which have been seized from his possession, he added.
Nevertheless, after getting bail within the case, he had gone absconding, which resulted in delay in awarding the sentence, Pandey mentioned.