The Punjab and Haryana excessive courtroom on Tuesday prolonged until July 6 the safety from arrest granted to Delhi BJP chief Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga in a case registered towards him in Mohali pertaining to creating provocative statements, selling enmity and legal intimidation.
“Given the concessions made by the discovered advocate common, the warrants of arrest issued towards the petitioner by the courtroom involved (in Mohali) within the current FIR shall not be executed until the subsequent date of listening to. Moreover, no coercive steps shall be taken towards the petitioner until the subsequent date of listening to,” a bench of justice Anoop Chitkara mentioned.
On Saturday, a neighborhood courtroom in Mohali issued a warrant of arrest towards Bagga, however in a dramatic flip of occasions, the Punjab and Haryana excessive courtroom allowed an pressing attraction by Bagga towards the warrant order, and assigned a listening to that was held at justice Chitkara’s home. The choose then ordered that no coercive motion be taken towards the accused (Bagga) until Might 10. On Tuesday, the courtroom prolonged the identical safety.
Bagga, who was arrested on Friday by the Punjab Police from his home in Delhi’s Janakpuri, was ‘recovered’ by the Haryana Police that intercepted the Punjab Police on its method to Mohali, in Kurushetra. Bagga was handed over to the Delhi Police which introduced him again to Delhi.
He had moved the excessive courtroom in search of quashing of the FIR lodged towards him on April 1 in Mohali.
The excessive courtroom on Tuesday didn’t keep the investigation within the case, however made it clear that the Punjab Police may interrogate Bagga at his residence in Delhi, and that too solely twice earlier than the subsequent of listening to within the case (July 6).
The choose ordered that no cost sheet shall be filed within the matter by the Punjab Police until the subsequent date of listening to, Extra Solicitor Normal Satya Pal Jain, who appeared within the courtroom on behalf of the Delhi Police, mentioned after the proceedings.
Senior advocate Chetan Mittal, who’s representing Bagga within the case, mentioned it was submitted earlier than the courtroom that they think the Punjab Police will take one other step towards the petitioner and thus, his arrest and the investigation should be stayed utterly.
Speaking to reporters after the listening to, senior advocate Puneet Bali, Punjab’s counsel within the case, mentioned, “Sadly, the police of two states obtained him (Bagga) launched from our authorized custody, which is a severe subject. Secondly, he (Bagga) has been advised to hitch the investigation,” Bali mentioned.