A Delhi courtroom will pronounce on Saturday its order on an utility moved by way of Lok Janshakti Birthday party MP Prince Raj, searching for coverage from arrest in a rape case. Particular pass judgement on Vikas Dhull reserved the order at the anticipatory bail plea of Raj on Thursday after listening to arguments from his recommend in addition to the Delhi Police.
Right through the arguments, police hostile the appliance and sought Raj’s custodial interrogation. Senior recommend Vikas Pahwa, showing for Raj, instructed the courtroom that there was once no access of the alleged sufferer within the customer’s record in Raj’s reputable place of abode right here, the place the offence allegedly happened at the date claimed by way of her. He instructed the courtroom that the alleged sufferer and her male pal had been extorting cash and blackmailing his consumer since 2020.
Raj, the nephew of the overdue Ram Vilas Paswan and cousin of Chirag Paswan, is a Member of Parliament from Samastipur in Bihar. Suggest Nitesh Rana, additionally representing Raj, additional raised the query at the complainant’s declare, and requested how did a video clip recorded at her place of abode got here into the ownership of the flesh presser as claimed by way of her? Police submitted ahead of the courtroom that it wanted his custody to get better the alleged video clips having objectionable content material as claimed by way of the alleged sufferer.
In his utility, Raj had instructed the courtroom that the alleged sufferer and her male pal had been extorting cash and blackmailing his consumer since 2020. It claimed that the girl and her pal had demanded Rs one crore and threatened to record a false criticism in opposition to Raj if he didn’t pay the cash.
A case was once previous filed in that regard on February 10 this 12 months in Parliament police station, by which the girl and her affiliate had been granted anticipatory bail in July, it stated. It stated that on Would possibly 31, in the meantime, the girl filed a criticism in opposition to his consumer for allegedly raping her.
It additional stated that the girl later approached the courtroom searching for registration of an FIR in opposition to Paswan on her criticism, following which the courtroom had sought an Motion Taken Document (ATR) from police. In its ATR, the police submitted ahead of the courtroom that not anything was once discovered on her criticism and that it was once a question of extortion, the appliance stated.
Delhi Police filed an FIR on September 9 in opposition to Raj at the instructions of a courtroom right here. The lady, who claims that she was once an LJP employee, has accused Raj of raping her whilst she was once subconscious.