The court docket additionally issued discover to CBI on a plea searching for statements of two victims who had levelled rape prices in opposition to the Dera chief.New Delhi: The Supreme Courtroom on Tuesday restrained a particular CBI court docket in Panchkula from saying its judgement within the trial of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a 14-12 months-outdated rape case.
A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Amitava Roy additionally issued discover to CBI on a plea searching for statements of two victims who had levelled rape fees towards the Dera chief.”Discover issued to CBI. Trial court docket will proceed with the proceedings however won’t pronounce the judgement within the case,” the bench mentioned.The apex courtroom had on October four allowed Dera chief’s plea looking for summoning of a former CBI official, who had recorded the statements of the 2 alleged rape victims within the case, for his testimony as a court docket witness.it had mentioned each events would seem earlier than the decrease courtroom on October 6 to resolve the date of listening to for recording of deposition of the previous CBI official, after which trial will proceed as per CrPC.The sect determine-head had mentioned in his enchantment filed by Advocate Shakti Singh Dhakray that his proper to truthful and neutral trial was affected specifically when he was denied the statements of two alleged victims as additionally his plea to look at Okay L Raina, who was the sooner IO of the case and had recorded the statements of the 2 girls.The plea mentioned CBI’s refusal in analyzing Raina as a witness earlier than the trial court docket had resulted in violation of Singh’s elementary rights.The apex courtroom had earlier dismissed Singh’s plea searching for extra handwriting samples of an alleged rape sufferer within the case. The lady who had alleged rape by Singh was an inmate of Ashram of Dera Sacha Sauda at Sirsa in Haryana. Whereas the alleged incident occurred in 1999, the FIR was lodged in 2002.