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Vedpal Tanwar shall be released on bail by order of the Supreme court of India

Date : 12/03/2012

Vedpal Tanwar, who had given a shelter to various victims of dalit atrocities including 125 Valmiki (dalit) families of Mirchpur caste atrocities case at his farm house in Hissar (Haryana), was charged for giving speech and incited a large group of people to violate the order issued under Section 144 Cr.P.C and under various other sections of IPC, he has been in Jail from last almost 9 months. His application for bail was dismissed by both the Ld. Session Judge, Hissar and Ld. Single Judge of High Court.

Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in its Order dated: 12.03.2012 set aside the impugned order of the Punjab and Haryana High Court and directed that ‘Vedpal Tanwar shall be released on bail’ Hon’ble Court while passing an order for release also observed that ‘the only role attributed to the appellant is that he had given speech and violated Section 144 Cr.P.C. and there is no allegation of the appellant having indulged in any act of violence or causing any injury to any person’.
This Order is a big relief and hope for persons who support the Victims of Caste Atrocities in Haryana.


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