Bail for SC staffer held for posting fallacious information on court docket web site

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Whereas granting bail to Chakraborty, Extra Classes Choose M Ok Nagpal mentioned: “The applicant was arrested in this case on 07.04.2019 and is in custody since then. During this period, he has already been extensively interrogated, as the period includes his police custody of 10 days.”

A Delhi court docket on Friday granted bail to sacked Supreme Courtroom assistant registrar Tapan Chakraborty, who was arrested in reference to an alleged tampering with an order of the Supreme Courtroom in a contempt case in opposition to Reliance Communications chief Anil Ambani.

Whereas granting bail to Chakraborty, Extra Classes Choose M Ok Nagpal mentioned: “The applicant was arrested in this case on 07.04.2019 and is in custody since then. During this period, he has already been extensively interrogated, as the period includes his police custody of 10 days.”

The court docket additionally mentioned, “It has also been stated that the applicant stands already terminated from the services of the Hon’ble Supreme Court. Hence, in the opinion of this court, no purpose is being served by detaining the applicant into the custody further.”

ASJ Nagpal launched on bail on furnishing a private bond of Rs 50,000 with one surety of comparable quantity.

The court docket’s order got here on Chakraborty’s attraction in opposition to the magisterial court docket’s April 18 order, by which his bail plea on medical floor was rejected on the bottom that “offence against the accused is of tampering with record of the apex court, which is serious in nature”.

In his bail software earlier than the classes court docket, Chakraborty had argued that he was being implicated in a false and fabricated case, and that he was not in a capability to intervene or tamper with the information of the court docket.

His counsel had contended that because the total proof within the case is documentary in nature, protecting the applicant behind bars would violate his basic rights.

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