Belgaum: Jagdish Kore, nephew of KLE Society chairman and Rajya Sabha member Prabhakar B. Kore, has been convicted for attempt to murder and has been sentenced to 12 years rigorous imprisonment.

The Principal District & Sessions Court Judge Vishwanath Angadi, who pronounced the sentence on Friday, also slapped a fine of Rs. 12 lakh.

Jagdish had been accused of shooting at his uncle on October 19, 2006, in Ankali village in Chikkodi taluk. He was arrested the following day. — Staff Correspondent