AAP MLA Gulab Singh granted bail in extortion case

Advocate Jitender Solanki, who appeared for the MLA, said no money transaction has come on record and no purpose would be served by keeping him custody.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:October 19, 2016 9:45 pm
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AAP MLA and incharge of its Gujarat affairs Gulab Singh Yadav, arrested in an extortion case, was on Wednesday granted bail by a Delhi court which said no useful purpose would be served by keeping him in custody. Metropolitan Magistrate Kishor Kumar granted relief to the politician on furnishing of a personal bond of Rs 50,000 and a surety of like amount. Yadav had sought bail on the ground that other co-accused had already been granted the relief.

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Advocate Jitender Solanki, who appeared for the MLA, said no money transaction has come on record and no purpose would be served by keeping him custody. The bail plea was opposed by the police on the ground that he was the main accused in the case and everything had happened at his instance. It also said that he was an influential person and could tamper with evidence and influence witnesses and if granted the relief. Delhi’s Matiala legislator, who was brought by the police from Gujarat, was sent to judicial custody yesterday by the court which had declined the police application seeking five-day police custody.

Last month, two property dealers, Deepak Sharma and Rinku Diwan, had alleged that Satish and Devinder, who worked in Yadav’s office, and an associate Jagdish were extorting money from them by threatening to get a building, where the property dealers were operating from, demolished. A case under section 384 (punishment for extortion) IPC was registered at Bindapur police station on September 13. Following this, a non-bailable warrant was issued against the MLA by a court here on October 14 for allegedly not joining probe. Police had alleged that the MLA was arrested under charge of running an extortion racket and there was concrete evidence against him for his arrest.

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    IML sood
    Oct 19, 2016 at 6:01 pm
    Many in these comments have demanded that DNA of this hidden Jihadi 'AM' be got checked as he views are destructive and he could be anacist Aaptard also.His open challenge to judicial system of this country looks dangerous.
    1. R
      Oct 20, 2016 at 2:21 pm
      Bail on unbailable warrant! Ha ha ha.lt;br/gt;BJP(read Modi/RSS) central Govt via their Delhi police has demeaned themselves in public eyes by unfairly witchunting AAP. Tell know it only in 2017and 2019.
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        Ashok Mazumdar
        Oct 19, 2016 at 5:15 pm
        *** Sack the Judge. ***lt;br/gt;Amit and Modi Gang
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          Mayur Panghaal
          Oct 19, 2016 at 5:09 pm
          Feku's countdown has started.Just like Kans mama tried everything to avoid his impending doom..
          1. R
            Oct 20, 2016 at 5:05 am
            यह वाकया बताता है कि किस तरह मोदी नजीब जंग और दिल्ली पुलिस मिल कर केजरीवालजी के विधायको को एक साल से जेल में डाल कर तंग कर रही है। शक्तिशाली होने का मतलब नहीं कि कमजोर को कुचलों 2019में जनता मजा चखायेगी जैसा 2004में चखाया था
            1. S
              Oct 20, 2016 at 12:01 am
              fake cases ater fake cases...
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