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Life Sentence For Hummer Killer: A Positive Precedent

In a fit of inebriated rage, in the wee hours of 29 January 2015, Muhammed Nisham, the very wealthy owner of the King's group of companies, rammed his Hummer into a hapless security guard, Chandrabose, who later died of his injuries. On 21 January, 2016, Nisham was sentenced to a life term by a Kerala court. Here is a rare case that has progressed from investigation to judgement within a year from the date of occurrence.