A Delhi courtroom on Tuesday dismissed a bail software of Apoorva Shukla, accused of killing her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of late veteran politician ND Tiwari.
Additional Sessions Judge Sandeep Yadav stated the accused, being a part of Rohit Shekhar Tiwari’s household, was positively ready to affect the general public witnesses, who have been related to the latter’s household and but to be examined.
“While deciding the bail application, the position and status of the accused has to be seen and considered. The applicant was married with the deceased and hence is a part of the family.
“Many public witnesses related to the household of the deceased are but to be examined. Applicant (Apoorva) being a part of the household is unquestionably ready to affect the general public witnesses who’re but to be examined,” the court said in its order.
It further said there was “scientific final seen” evidence in the form of CCTV footage in which the accused was seen as the last person to go to the first floor where the murder took place.
“The case relies on circumstantial proof. There is scientific final seen proof within the type of CCTV footage wherein the accused (Apoorva) is seen because the final individual to go to the primary flooring the place the homicide of the deceased befell.
“Therefore, prima-facie case against accused is evident from the evidence collected during investigation and the evidence that has been led so far,” it stated.
The courtroom added that Apoorva Shukla was charged with the offence of homicide below part 302 of the India Penal Code, which was a severe offence punishable with loss of life penalty.
It additional famous that arguments of Apoorva Shukla’s counsel on the bail plea primarily targeted on the deserves of the case and referred to deposition of assorted witnesses who’ve already been examined.
“It is settled law that a detailed examination of the evidence that has come on record is not warranted while deciding the bail application as it may prejudice the case of the prosecution or of the accused,” the courtroom stated.
During the listening to, advocate Mehmood Pracha, showing for Apoorva Shukla, stated that 11 witnesses, together with materials witnesses, have been examined and therefore there was no chance of any witness being influenced by the accused.
He additional claimed that Rohit Shekhar’s mom was knowledgeable by the police as to who had murdered her son and therefore her testimony was primarily based on her perception.
He stated that the accused was most involved concerning the well-being of her husband.
Additional Public Prosecutor L D Singh opposed the bail plea, saying Apoorva didn’t inform the police instantly after seeing her husband in a foul situation.
He additional stated that as per the assertion of the accused recorded when she was not even a suspect, she was allegedly with the Rohit Shekhar between 12 am to three am and as per the postmortem report, the loss of life had taken place throughout this era.
Rohit Shekhar’s mom Ujjwala Tiwari, who was represented by advocate Tariq Nasir and Manav Narula, had earlier alleged that relations turned tense between the couple instantly after their marriage and she or he fought with him on trivial points.
Rohit Shekhar’s was smothered to loss of life on the intervening evening of April 15 and 16 final 12 months, the post-mortem report had stated.