Muzaffarnagar. The court today rejected the defendant’s request for bail in connection with the rape of a girl, who had gone to a shop in the village four months ago, by the merchant Shaka and raped her. The defendant had requested bail from the court, but the prosecution opposed his request and presented the video as evidence of the rape incident in court.
The judge viewed the video of the rape as evidence in court and rejected the defendant’s bail request expressing his displeasure at the heinous act. The defendant blackmailed the teenager by recording a video of her and raped her on several occasions.
A court today rejected the bail request of the accused, who has been in jail for four months for a rape case. Before making the decision, the judge viewed a live video of the minor raping the minor privately on the laptop. However, the face of the accused of rape was not seen in the video. According to the prosecution, on January 25, 2022, a 14-year-old public school student, who went to a grocery store in a town in the Purkaji police station area, was raped by shopkeeper Shaka Giri alias Ravi. alias Bhura, son of Ashok. , a resident of the town of Godhna under the pretext of delivering the products inside the store.
Shaka Giri alias Ravi is alleged to have made an obscene video of the victim raping her. She after which she was raped on several occasions showing fear of viralizing the obscene video. One day, when the victim refused, the video of her being raped went viral. There was a stir as soon as the video of the rape of a minor went viral on social media. The Thana Purkaji police had sprung into action. The accused was arrested on February 7, 2022 after registering a cause in serious sections. After investigating the matter, the police had filed a charge sheet against the accused in court. The viral video was saved on the flash drive and was attached to the case diary.
While applying for bail in court on behalf of the young defendant Shaka’s lawyer, a request was made to play the viral video of the rape. In which, POCSO Special Law Court Judge Sanjeev Kumar Tiwari placed the viral rape video pen drive in the laptop and viewed it in his room. However, the rapist’s face was not seen in the 4-minute rape video. Despite this, the court held that by viewing the video it cannot be concluded whether or not the defendants in the trial committed the act.
Special prosecutor Dinesh Sharma said that after viewing the video, the court agreed that the victim had been raped. The victim has accused the defendant of rape in the statement given at the time by police officers and magistrates and doctors. Special prosecutor Dinesh Kumar Sharma said the defense had been asked to release the accused on bail. He said that after hearing arguments from both sides, POCSO Act Additional Special Sessions Judge Sanjeev Kumar Tiwari rejected the defendant’s request for bail. He said that the court considered that the defendant’s crime was serious, heinous and barbaric.