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.
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
The day-to-day hearing on the
revision petition of former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore
challenging his conviction in the Ruchika molestation case
could not take place in the Punjab and Haryana HC
today as the judge was unwell.
The Punjab and Haryana High
Court Monday adjourned till August 9 the hearing on two FIRs
filed in January against former DGP SPS Rathore in Ruchika
molestation case charging him with serious offences like
attempt to murder.
Trouble is brewing for Ruchika Girhotra family lawyer Pankaj Bhardwaj as a Punjab police team visited his residence here to arrest him in connection with a
2007 case of cheating and forgery in Amritsar.
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".
The CBI has refused to make
public the details of recommendations made by its former
Joint Director R M Singh in Ruchika Girhotra molestation case
citing exemption clauses of the Right to Information Act.
A local court will pronounce
tomorrow the verdict on disgraced former Haryana DGP S P S
Rathore`s plea challenging the six-month sentence awarded to
him by a CBI court in Ruchika Girhotra molestation case.
The CBI presented evidence before a local court today hearing pleas of the agency and Ruchika Girhotra`s family seeking enhancement of sentence
awarded to disgraced former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore for
molesting the teenager.