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#HummerCase: 'Beedi king' gets life sentence. Here are 7 crazy facts about him

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:48 IST

A Kerala court on Thursday sentenced Muhammed Nisham to life imprisonment for the death of a security guard in 2015. It was in January last year that multi-millionaire Nisham, also known the beedi baron of Kerala, rammed his Hummer into 51-year-old Chandrabose, pinned him to a wall and dragged him for 700 metres.

Instead of helping the severely injured security guard, Nisham reportedly shouted "this dog will not die".

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Photo: Facebook/ Mohammed Nisham

During the hearing of his case in the court special prosecutor CP Udayabhanu argued that the businessman deserved the death sentence as he is a "menace to society." The 39-year-old Nisham had then pleaded that he was batting a "bipolar disorder".

However, this is not the first time that Nizam has made of mockery of the law. Here are some facts about this larger than life tycoon:

1) Nisham owns a flourishing tobacco business - he is the managing director of the Tirunelveli-based King Beedi Co - in addition to owning real estate and jewellery businesses in the Middle East. According to media reports, he has been questioned about his fleet of luxury cars - which include a Bentley, a Rolls-Royce, an Aston Martin, a Ferrari and a Jaguar.

2) According to reports in Manorama, Nisham has been named in 16 criminal cases - including for rape and attempted murder. He has reportedly also been involved in a brawl, where he allegedly beat up a man over a parking spot.

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3) The 'hot-headed' Nisham once allegedly locked a female constable in his Rolls Royce for having stopped and questioned him.

4) He also raised eyebrows when he reportedly posted abusive comments about a female relative on Facebook.

5) The bizarre antics do not seem to end. Nisham posted a video online of his 9-year-old son driving a Ferrari. Nisham and his wife drew police ire for the incident. Nizam's wife reportedly said that she was proud of her son and that he had been driving since he was 5-years-old. A case was registered by the Peramangalam police for letting a minor drive and is still under process.

6) According to some media reports, Nisham allegedly used to drive around on a Rajdoot bike with a replica human skeleton chained to it.

7) Nisham's collection of shoes is said to be worth lakhs - which include a Rs 500,000, snake skin pair he was allegedly wearing during the hit-and-run.

According to reports, Nisham has never been convicted for his previous misdeameanours owing to a 'lack of evidence' or because the prosecution was unable to press charges.

A Kerala court on Wednesday found Nisham guilty under various sections of IPC including 302 (murder), 326 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons, 427 (committing mischief).

First published: 20 January 2016, 6:58 IST