Indore, August 2
The Madhya Pradesh High Court has requested a married 26-year-old man, accused of molesting a lady, to get a ‘rakhi’ tied by her on the day of Raksha Bandhan being celebrated on Monday.
The courtroom additionally requested the person to offer Rs 11,000 to the lady as a part of a customary providing made by brothers to sisters on the event and search her blessings.
The single Bench of Justice Rohit Arya handed the order on July 30 whereas giving conditional bail to the accused, Vikram Bagri.
In the order, the courtroom mentioned, “The applicant, along with his wife, shall visit the house of the complainant with rakhi thread/band on August 3 at 11 am with a box of sweets and request the complainant to tie the rakhi band to him with the promise to protect her to the best of his ability for all times to come.”
Bagri is accused of getting into the 30-year-old girl’s home in Ujjain, round 55 km from right here, on April 20, and was charged underneath part 354 (assault or felony pressure to girl with intent to outrage her modesty) of the IPC.
“Bagri would tender Rs 11,000 to the complainant as a customary ritual usually offered by brothers to sisters on the occasion and shall also seek her blessings,” the courtroom mentioned.
Bagri has additionally been ordered to offer Rs 5,000 to the complainant’s son to purchase garments and sweets.
The excessive courtroom additionally directed Bagri to furnish private bonds of Rs 50,000 and solvent surety of equal quantity within the decrease courtroom for his launch. PTI