Faridkot, July 20
The courtroom of Judicial Justice of the Peace Ist Class (JMIC), Faridkot, on Tuesday granted bail to a few accused: Shakti Singh, Ranjit Singh, alias Bhola, and Baljit Singh, in a sacrilege case. The accused had been in custody since Might 17 once they had been arrested by the newly fashioned Particular Investigation Staff (SIT) of the police.
Whereas granting bail, the courtroom noticed that the accused had already remained in custody for sufficiently very long time. Furthermore the offences, allegedly dedicated by the accused, had been punishable for imprisonment for a most time period of 5 years, so in view of the prevailing state of affairs as a result of pandemic, the trial of the case was not going to conclude quickly, it stated whereas releasing them on bail.
The accused claimed that they had been falsely implicated within the case and weren’t named initially within the FIR.
In the meantime, a day after the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket dismissed a petition by an accused in a sacrilege-related case, by which he had opposed sending his handwriting samples for comparability with these on some derogatory posters which had been pasted outdoors a gurdwara in Bargari in September 2015, the SIT filed its chargesheet within the case within the courtroom of JMIC right here. — TPR