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Prakash Jarwal vs State on 24 June, 2020

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2. Petitioner is sitting MLA from Deoli Assembly Constituency of NCT

of Delhi. He remained in police custody in above-mentioned case since

09.05.2020 to 16.05.2020 but the IO himself filed an application for

Bail Appln.1348/2020 Page 1 of 16
sending the Petitioner to JC and on 17.05.2020 the Petitioner was sent to JC

as the investigation qua him had been completed.

3. Ms.Rebecca M. John, learned senior counsel appearing on behalf of

the petitioner submitted that in the FIR itself, it has been mentioned by the

complainant that wife of deceased gave one complaint to the Delhi Jal Board

on 09.04.2020 as DD No.5378, just one week before the suicide, against the

Petitioner but contrary to said fact in the said complaint, name of the

Petitioner as well as name of co-accused persons has not been mentioned.

Further no allegations of extortion or threat has been made by wife of

deceased in the said complaint. Moreover, the deceased or his family

members were plying water tanker since 2006 and it has been alleged that

the deceased was giving money to the Petitioner since he became MLA first

time but the deceased or his family members didn’t give any complaint to

any authorities including police in last 5-6 years.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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