Madhya Pradesh Excessive Court docket’s Indore bench granted bail to an accused of sexual harassment on a situation that he would go to the complainant on the day of Rakshabandhan with a field of sweets and request her to tie a Rakhi on his hand whereas he would promise to guard her and likewise give a sum of Rs 11,000 to her as a present as part of the customized, as per the order.
The court docket, by way of its order handed on Thursday, granted bail to the accused on the furnishing of a private bond of Rs 50,000 with one solvent surety within the like quantity to the satisfaction of the trial court docket, as per the order.
Within the order, a single bench of justice Rohit Arya acknowledged, “The applicant alongside together with his spouse shall go to the home of the complainant with a Rakhi thread / band at 11 am on August three with a field of sweets and request the complainant to tie the Rakhi band to him with the promise to guard her to the very best of his capability for all instances to come back. He shall additionally tender Rs 11,000 to the complainant as a customary ritual, normally provided by the brothers to sisters on such an event and shall additionally search her blessings. The applicant shall additionally tender Rs 5,000 to the son of the complainant for buy of garments and sweets.”
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“The applicant shall get hold of images and receipts of cost made to the complainant and her son, and the identical shall be filed by way of the counsel for putting the identical on document of this case earlier than this registry,” mentioned the order.
The federal government advocate Sudhanshu Vyas mentioned, “The girl, a resident of Ujjain district lodged a grievance in opposition to her neighbour on April 20 that he had barged into her home and sexually harassed her. An FIR was registered with Bhatpachalana police station underneath part 354 (sexual harassment), 452 (home tress cross), 323 (punishment for voluntarily inflicting harm) and 506 (felony intimidation) of IPC.”
The accused’s counsel, Vishal Patidar mentioned, “We filed a petition within the excessive court docket for a bail as he’s the one bread earner within the household and since he has been arrested different members within the household have come on the verge of hunger.”