Last Updated: January 19, 2023, 14:45 IST
The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted interim bail to expelled BJP chief Kuldeep Singh Sengar, serving 10 years’ imprisonment for the demise of the Unnao rape sufferer’s father in custody, to attend his daughter’s marriage ceremony.
Justice Dinesh Kumar Sharma suspended the sentence from January 27 to February 10 and mentioned a division bench of the excessive courtroom has already granted interim reduction to Sengar, and enough circumstances have been imposed on him.
On January 16, the division bench granted interim bail to Sengar in a case during which he’s serving life time period for raping a minor woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao in 2017.
Sengar, represented by senior advocate P Okay Dubey and lawyer Kanhaiya Singhal, knowledgeable the courtroom that marriage ceremony rituals and ceremonies could be held in Gorakhpur and Lucknow, and being the one male relative, he has to make the preparations.
During the listening to, the sufferer’s sister, who was current within the courtroom, opposed the plea for interim launch.
The excessive courtroom was instructed that the ‘sagan’ ceremony of the chief’s daughter is scheduled on January 18 and the wedding is fastened for February 8.
Sengar’s attraction difficult the trial courtroom’s verdict within the Unnao rape case is pending within the excessive courtroom. He has sought quashing of the December 2019 judgement of the trial courtroom which sentenced him to imprisonment for the rest of his life.
The woman was kidnapped and raped by Sengar in 2017 when she was a minor.
On March 13, 2020, Sengar was sentenced to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment, apart from imposition of a fantastic of Rs 10 lakh, within the case of demise of the rape sufferer’s father in custody. The courtroom had additionally awarded a 10-year jail time period to Sengar’s brother Atul Singh Sengar and 5 others.
The father of the rape sufferer was arrested on the behest of Sengar in a case below Arms Act and died in custody on April 9, 2018.
The trial courtroom, which didn’t maintain the accused responsible of homicide below the IPC, awarded the utmost sentence for the offence of culpable murder not amounting to homicide to the convicts below part 304 of the IPC after holding that there was no intention to kill.
The case was transferred to Delhi from the trial courtroom in Uttar Pradesh on the instructions of the Supreme Court on August 1, 2019.
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