Mohali, Nov. 19 -- A motorcyclist who hit and injured a policeman at a checkpost after ignoring his signal to stop was convicted four years later by a Mohali court on Friday and fined Rs.4,000 even as he was deemed to have undergone protracted trial after being booked and remaining in custody for a few days. The money will be paid as compensation to the policeman.

Deepika, chief judicial magistrate, Mohali, while convicting Bhagirath Singh from Bathinda who now lives in Mataur village here, said the court was taking a "lenient" view as the FIR was filed in 2015 and the accused had undergone protracted trial of four years, also remaining in custody for few days. He would, therefore, only have to pay Rs.4,000 as fine, to be treated as compen...