No bail to Wazir in murder case

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, June 14: Principal Sessions Judge Jammu, R S Jain today denied parole to Tarlochan Singh Wazir, former MLC, who is facing trial in the much publicized Chopra family murder case.
The petitioner, currently facing trial in an offence under Section 302 RPC, filed the application for parole on the ground that he is required to undergo medical treatment in a hospital outside the State since the required treatment is not available in the GMC Hospital, Jammu.
After hearing Senior Advocate KS Johal with Advocate Rajesh Kumar for ex-MLC Tarlochan Singh Wazir  whereas Additional Public Prosecutor Vijay Kumar Sharma, Principal Sessions Judge observed, “the allegations against the accused in the present case are that he entered into a criminal conspiracy with other accused and in pursuance of the criminal conspiracy committed murder of five persons”.
“The allegations leveled against the accused are of very serious nature and against the society. The petitioner seeks bail for a limited period so as to entitle him to get proper medical treatment under proper conditions”, the Principal Sessions Judge said, adding “looking to the allegations leveled against the accused and the larger interest of the State and the public as well as the settled law, the court is of the opinion that no good ground is made out for granting parole to the petitioner”.
“It may be noted that vide order dated 27.3.2014, the court had directed Superintendent, District Jail, Jammu to get the petitioner examined in AIIMS, New Delhi under proper escort and follow the treatment advised by the doctors”, Principal Sessions Judge said, adding “since then, there has been no change in the circumstances to grant parole to the petitioner”.


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