Mohali, September 1
In an enormous setback to former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini, an area courtroom right this moment dismissed the anticipatory bail software in an alleged kidnapping and homicide case of Balwant Singh Multani.
“Applicant Sumedh Singh Saini is guilty of a heinous crime and does not deserve extraordinary relief of anticipatory bail. His custodial interrogation is necessary to further investigate into the matter,” noticed Additional District and Sessions Judge Rajnish Garg, whereas dismissing the bail software.
Saini was apprehending arrest within the case after the SIT added homicide offence beneath Section 302 of the IPC to the FIR registered in opposition to him. The Section was added after two co-accused turned approvers and deposed in opposition to Saini of being an eyewitness to the alleged inhumane torture of Multani at Sector 17 police station.
Saini was given safety from arrest until last disposal of the bail software.
Earlier, former Inspector Jagir Singh and ASI Kuldep Singh, additionally co-accused with Saini, grew to become approvers and have been granted pardon within the case. Then, one other one who was within the lockup together with Multani additionally grew to become an approver. Saini and 6 different law enforcement officials have been booked in a 29-year-old case of alleged abduction, torture and stage-managed elimination of Balwant Singh Multani, son of former IAS officer Darshan Singh Multani.
Balwant, the sufferer, was accused of finishing up an assault on Saini when he was the Chandigarh SSP on December 11, 1991. He, together with Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar, a convict within the Delhi bomb blast case, and two others, was booked however the police later claimed Balwant escaped from the custody of Qadian (Gurdaspur) police. — TNS