Patidar leader Hardik Patel has been sentenced to two years jail. The Visnagar court gave the verdict in the 2015 riots case. Along with Hardik Patel, the court also found to of his aides guilty of vandalising a BJP MLA’s office in Visnagar.
It may be recalled that the case pertains to an incident of 2015, when a mob of around 3000 to 5000 people vandalized BJP MLA Rushikesh Patel’s office. At that time a case of arson, rioting, and criminal conspiracy were filed against Hardik Patel and 17 others.