Court denies bail to SHO in rape case


JAMMU: Presiding Officer Fast Track Court Kishore Kumar has rejected the bail application of Mohd Iqbal, the then SHO Khour, who was allegedly involved in rape case.

“In view of the recent incidents of crime against women particularly rape of minor, the courts have already sounded that precaution is to be taken while considering the bail pleas of the offenders of such heinous crime”, Presiding Officer said.

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“It has been impressed upon the Judicial Officers and Sessions Judges dealing with such cases to exercise caution while considering the release or otherwise of the accused on bail pending investigation and trial”, the court said. With these observations, court rejected the bail application.