No aid for former MLA Simarjit Bains in rape case; HC adjourns listening to
Chandigarh, Could 9
Former MLA Simarjeet Singh Bains as we speak moved the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom for quashing/setting apart order dated April 12 declaring him a proclaimed offender in a rape case registered in July 2021 at Ludhiana.
Taking over a bunch of comparable petitions by Bains and different petitioners, Justice Lisa Gill of the Excessive Courtroom merely adjourned the listening to to Could 19 after senior counsel RS Rai with advocate Suneet Pal Singh Aulakh prayed for a while to deal with arguments within the matter.
Bains and different petitioners have been additionally looking for instructions to remain their arrest and allow them to furnish bail bonds earlier than the illaqa Justice of the Peace. Instructions have been additionally sought to switch the investigation to the CBI. Bains contended he was being falsely implicated within the FIR on the behest of political rivals. “The political opponents stooped very low in character and in an effort to attain political beneficial properties, they initiated false prosecution of the petitioner,” Rai contended.
The Bench was additionally informed that the alleged proclamation was pasted on the petitioner’ home on March 4. However in precise neither such publication was pasted, nor was any such proclamation “affected” on his home or within the space the place he resided.
The Bench was additional informed the constable made a false assertion earlier than the Courtroom that he pasted a duplicate of the proclamation exterior his home. “In case any such proclamation would have been pasted exterior the home of the petitioner, the political rivals would have tried to make the most of it and undoubtedly would have circulated its pictures and movies within the constituency,” he added.