Additional Sessions Judge P M Patel awarded the five-year jail term to 28-year-old Shah along with a fine of Rs 25,000. The court also asked Shah to pay a compensation of Rs five lakh each to the families of the two youths killed in the accident.

The accident occurred in February 2013, when Shah, who was driving his BMW car at a speed of about 110 kmph on the busy Judges bungalow road of the city, rammed it into a motorcycle killing engineering student Shivam Dave (25) and his friend, Rahul Patel (21), near Premchandnagar.

The fathers of Shivam and Rahul, who were present in the court, broke down after the pronouncement of sentence. Unhappy with the quantum of punishment, they have decided to challenge the verdict in the High Court for a harsher punishment.

"We are not satisfied with the sentence, we will approach High Court in the coming days. He should have been given maximum punishment," Rahul's father Ghanshyam Patel told reporters outside the court.

"We will fight the case upto the Supreme Court to ensure that the convict gets maximum punishment and the case is seen as an example for those who kill people on roads. My son will not come back, but I am fighting this case to ensure that such incidents do not take place," he said.

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