Jharkhand Excessive Court docket Friday granted bail to Sunil Tiwary — political adviser to BJP legislative get together chief Babulal Marandi — in an alleged case of rape registered in August this 12 months. Based on courtroom data, the alleged rape occured in March final 12 months and the case was registered on August 16 this 12 months. Tiwary was arrested in September.
Tiwary’s lawyer and former state advocate normal RS Mazumdar informed The Indian Categorical: “Tiwary has been granted bail by Jharkhand Excessive Court docket. One of many most important circumstances is that he mustn’t enter Jharkhand for six months barring when known as upon by an investigating company or by any courtroom.”
In earlier submissions, Tiwary in his anticipatory bail and common bail pleas argued he was “harmless and didn’t commit any offence by any means alleged.”
As per the courtroom data, he had submitted that he has no felony antecedents and there was a delay within the case. “It’s in additional submission that the petitioner has been implicated within the current case falsely on account of political rivalry,” acknowledged the courtroom file.