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Jawahar Bagh case: Court rejects Ram Bahadur's bail plea

Press Trust of India  |  Mathura 

A district and sessions today rejected the bail application of one of the main accused in the Jawahar Bagh case considering the gravity of his crime.

Refusing to grant him relief, District and Sessions judge Ramesh Tewari rejected the bail application of Raj Bahadur.

Bahadur was booked under relevant sections of the IPC, including and arson.

His crime, committed at the behest of alleged mastermind Ram Vriksh Yadav, included unauthorised possession of land, forceful occupation of residences and office of the horticulture department, disobeying the High Court's order regarding vacating land and deadly attack on a police party resulting in deaths of two officers, when they tried to vacate the land, prosecutor Goverdhan Singh Yadav said.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 22:42 IST