Deeply hurt by the Supreme
Court order granting bail to SPS Rathore, the father of Ruchika Girhotra Thursday said the disgraced former Haryana DGP should not have been treated as an "ordinary accused".
Punjab and Haryana HC reserved its order on SPS Rathore`s revision petition
challenging his 18-month prison term in Ruchika molestation
case as it concluded the day-to-day hearings on the former Haryana DGP`s plea.
The senior police officer who
filed a fact finding report in Ruchika molestation case had
strained relations with SPS Rathore unlike what the CBI had
contended, the former Haryana DGP`s counsel claimed before court today.
Counsel for the complainant in
Ruchika molestation case today completed his arguments before
the Punjab and Haryana High Court saying there were strong
evidences against convicted former DGP SPS Rathore in the
There is enough evidence to prove that former Haryana top cop S P S Rathore, convicted for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra, had committed the crime,
the Punjab and Haryana High Court was told on Wednesday.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court Friday adjourned till May 31 the hearing on the bail petition of former Haryana police chief SPS Rathore who has been sentenced to 18 months jail in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case.
The judge who enhanced the sentence of disgraced former Haryana police chief S P S Rathore to 18 months has said the six-month imprisonment given by the trial court in December last year was an "error".
Disgraced former Haryana Police DGP SPS Rathore`s body
language changed in a matter of minutes today as the court
today enhanced his sentence to 18 months in jail for molesting
teenager Ruchika Girhotra 20 years ago.
Terming disgraced Haryana police
officer S P S Rathore as an example of "fence eating the
crop", Veerappa Moily today stressed on the
need to tighten laws to ensure that cases relating to sexual
crimes are fast tracked.