Punjab and Haryana HC was dealing with the petition filed under Section 439 Cr.P.C. for grant of regular bail to the petitioner in case FIR lodged under Section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 and Sections 363, 342 and 34 IPC.

The learned counsel for the state has submitted that there are serious and specific allegations levelled against the petitioner of having committed rape upon a 12-year-old girl. It has been submitted that the factum of rape having been committed upon the victim stands duly corroborated from the MLR of the victim i.e., soon after her recovery. She has further submitted that the victim remained missing for two days and in her second statement recorded under Section 164 Cr.P.C., she had levelled specific allegations against the petitioner of violating her person.

After the submissions made by both the parties the HC observed that there are serious and specific allegations against the petitioner of having violated the person of a 12-year-old girl for which he does not deserve the concession of bail.”

The HC dismissed the petition.

Bench: Hon’ble Mrs. Justice Manjari Nehru Kaul

Case Title: Sohit Kumar v. State of Haryana

Case Details: CRM-M-22126-2021

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