Bollywood Actor John Abraham on Thursday was sentenced to jail for 15 days by a local magistrate court in Mumbai for rash and negligence driving. The actor was also fined Rs 1,500 for causing an accident and injuring two men when his motorcycle hit a cyclist four years ago in April, 2006.
The actor owns an 1100 cc Yamaha which he rides on high speed in the Bandra area in Mumbai. During one such ride in 2006, he met with an accident whereby severely injuring two people riding a bicycle. The actor was arrested immediately but was released on bail subsequently. The case was going on in a Mumbai court and a judgment was delivered recently.
As per the court orders, John Abraham will have to undergo 15 days of imprisonment.
However Actor John Abraham revealed that he will appeal against the verdict of 15 days prison awarded to him by a local court. The actor in statement on the case said, “I am a law abiding citizen. I will be appealing this verdict and will go to every length to have this verdict appealed. I am advised that I have a good chance of succeeding the appeal.”