Sunday, October 19, 2014

Advocate who threw ink on Sahara chief sent to Tihar jail

New Delhi: The lawyer, who threw black ink at Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy in the Supreme Court premises yesterday, was on Wednesday sent to Tihar jail by a Delhi court after he failed to get a surety for his bail.

Manoj Sharma was produced before Special Executive Magistrate Rai Singh Khatri who remanded him in judicial custody till March 11 after the police did not seek his custodial interrogation.

The police has booked Sharma under section 107 (abetment) and 151 (knowingly joining or continuing in assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse) of IPC.

The magistrate granted bail to Sharma but he was sent in judicial custody after he failed to get surety on his behalf. Police also informed the magistrate that Sharma is facing trial in many other cases and is allegedly mentally unsound.

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