Chandigarh, Could 9
Former MLA Simarjeet Singh Bains at the moment 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 on 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 handle arguments within the matter.
Bains and different petitioners had been additionally in search of instructions to remain their arrest and allow them to furnish bail bonds earlier than the illaqa Justice of the Peace. Instructions had 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 with a purpose to attain political features, they initiated false prosecution of the petitioner,” Rai contended.
The Bench was additionally advised 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 advised the constable made a false assertion earlier than the Courtroom that he pasted a duplicate of the proclamation outdoors his home. “In case any such proclamation would have been pasted outdoors the home of the petitioner, the political rivals would have tried to benefit from it and positively would have circulated its pictures and movies within the constituency,” he added.