Maradona to face 1 yr jail term for hit & run case

Posted By: Staff

London, Feb 25: Veteran football champion, Diego Maradona may be headed for jail as a judge has ordered him to appear before the court in connection with a hit and run case.

Maradona may face a year in jail term for ramming his car into a telephone booth in which two persons were severely hurt two weeks ago.

According to The Sun, witnesses claimed that Maradona fled from the accident site in the Buenos Aires without giving his personal details.

However, the 'Hand of God' legend has claimed that he was not behind the steering wheel of the car which was involved in the incident.


Story first published: Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 15:56 [IST]
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