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29-year-old acquitted in attempt to rape case on lack of evidence

A local court on Wednesday acquitted an accused in an attempt to rape case.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: May 3, 2012 3:08:27 am

A local court on Wednesday acquitted an accused in an attempt to rape case. Twenty-nine-year old Ram Darbar resident Suresh Kumar,was acquitted by the Court of Additional District and Session Judge,SS Sahni for the lack of evidence. While,acquitting Kumar,the court observed that the prosecution had failed to produce any incriminating evidence against him.

The case dates back to December 29 last year when Munni Devi,Hallo Majra resident and complainant,and her daughter-in-law were alone in the house. According to the prosecution,Suresh,a resident of Ram Darbar forcefully opened the door and entered the house of the complainant. He was accused of trying to rape her daughter-in-law. Munni Devi,however,raised an alarm and Suresh was allegedly apprehended by neighbours . He was later handed over to the police. A case of attempt to rape had been registered against him.

Man acquitted in NDPS case

A local court on Wednesday acquitted a person who,the police claim, was caught with 1.8 kilograms of cannabis(charas ). Ram Jeevan (39),a Mohali resident,was acquitted by the Court of Additional District and Sessions Judge,VP Sirohi as the prosecution failed to produce incriminating evidence against him.

The case dates back to November,2009,when the Chandigarh Police arrested Jeevan from a naka near the Transport Light Point at 10.30 pm. Jeevan was riding his bike and going towards Bapu Dham. According to prosecution,Jeevan tried to flee but was apprehended by the police. The police claim to have recovered 1.8 kilogrammes of cannabis from his possession. Jeevan was arrested and a case under the NDPS Act was registered against the him. The court had framed charges against Jeevan in October last year. The court,however, acquitted Jeevan after it found loopholes in the police’s case.

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