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SC quashes plea challenging Chinmayanand's bail in sexual exploitation case

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and Naveen Sinha rejected the plea saying that the Allahabad High Court has given reasons in its order granting bail to Chinmayanand and it requires no interference

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Swami Chinmayanand
Swami Chinmayanand

The on Tuesday dismissed an appeal challenging the order granting bail to former union minister in a sexual exploitation case lodged by a law student.

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and Naveen Sinha rejected the plea saying that the has given reasons in its order granting bail to Chinmayanand and it requires no interference.

However, the bench issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government and others on a separate plea seeking transfer of the case against Chinmayanad to a court in Delhi.

The high court had on February 3 granted bail to Chinmayanad who was arrested in a case of sexual exploitation of a woman studying law at a college run by his trust at Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

First Published: Tue, March 03 2020. 12:52 IST
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