The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain an application of default bail moved by former Uttar Pradesh Minister Gayatri Prajapati. The Division Bench of Justices K.M. Joseph and P. Narasimha refused to entertain the plea of default bail, stating the appropriate remedy would lie before the Allahabad High Court.
Co-accused Vikas Verma, Rupeshwar, Amarendra Singh Pintu and Chanderpal were acquitted due to lack of evidence. The court will pronounce the sentence against the culprits in the case on Friday, 12 November.
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday rejected the pleas of jailed former minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati and his son Anil Kumar Prajapati seeking permission to attend the funeral ceremony of the former minister's nephew.
The ex-minister had just been granted interim bail by the Allahabad high Court for a two-month period on medical grounds. The case dates back to 2017. Prajapati was again arrested by Lucknow police yesterday, for allegedly striking a deal with the alleged survivor to drop the charges.
Justice Ved Prakash Vaish retires on June 26, 2021. This means he has less than ten months to settle affairs and to settle down into a well-earned retired life. His is a family of legal ‘achievers’, so to say.
The Allahabad High Court has granted two months' interim bail to former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati on medical grounds. Prajapati has been held and is on trial in connection with a gang rape case.