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Drunken driving causing death: Punishment upto 7 years in jail or fine or both

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(G.N.S) Dt. 25 Delhi The central government this week decided to increase the jail term for death caused by drunken driving from two to seven years. Presently, drunken drivers booked under Sector 304A (causing death due to negligence) are awarded a two-year prison sentence or fine or both. However, following the Supreme Court’s comments on the quantum of punishment deeming it “absolutely inadequate”, the government has decided to increase the

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