Shopian court rejects bail plea of J- K police officers.Byline: ANI
Srinagar, Aug 6 (ANI): A court in Shopian on Thursday rejected the bail application of Jammu and Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir: see Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir
State (pop., 2001: 10,143,700), northern India. With an area of 39,146 sq mi (101,387 sq km), it occupies the southern portion of the Kashmir region of the northwestern Indian subcontinent and is police officers, who were arrested in connection with the alleged rape and murder of two women in Shopian.
The court rejected their plea under the Section 497 of CRPC (discretionary powers of the judge to grant bail or not).
Investigations in the case were still on, the sessions judge said.
Former Superintendent of Police of Shopian Javed Iqbal Mattoo, and Deputy Superintendent of Police Rohit Baskota, who were arrested along with Station House Officer Shopian Shafiq Ahmed and Sub-inspector Gazi Abdul Rehman, moved a petition in the Supreme Court against the ruling of J and K High Court, to arrest these officers and also to collect blood samples to prepare the DNA DNA: see nucleic acid.
or deoxyribonucleic acid
One of two types of nucleic acid (the other is RNA); a complex organic compound found in all living cells and many viruses. It is the chemical substance of genes. mapping of these officers.
An apex court bench headed by the Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan had asked the Shopian sessions court to expeditiously ex·pe·di·tious
Acting or done with speed and efficiency. See Synonyms at fast1.
ex consider the bail pleas.
During the hearing, the bench had said the High Court should have left it to the superior police officers to investigate the case and should have entitled the police officers to move for bail before the appropriate court.
The bench had also expressed surprise that only because of agitation the investigation was handed over to the Special Investigation Team (SIT).
The J and K High Court, hearing a Public Interest Litigation Public Interest Litigation, in Indian law, means litigation for the protection of public interest. It is litigation introduced in a court of law, not by the aggrieved party but by the court itself or by any other private party. Petition (PIL (Publishing Interchange Language) A standard for document interchange that defines the placement of text and graphics objects on the page. It does not address the content of the objects.
PIL - Procedure Implementation Language. ) filed by J and K High Court Bar Association in connection with alleged rape and murder of Neelofar and Aasiya Jan in Shopian ordered for the arrest of four police officers who were suspended in the same the case. The court also ordered to constitute SIT and DNA mapping of these officers. (ANI)
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