Supreme Court did not grant bail to gangster Abu Salem in 1995 builder murder case | Supreme Court did not grant bail to gangster Abu Salem in 1995 builder murder case



Digital Desk, New Delhi. The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to entertain the bail plea of ​​gangster Abu Salem, who is serving a life sentence in the 1995 murder of Mumbai builder Pradeep Jain. Chief Justice N.V. In its order, a bench headed by Ramana said, “It is an application filed by the applicant/appellant seeking bail during the pendency of the appeal.” We are not inclined to grant bail to the applicant/appellant, after hearing learned counsel for both the sides and carefully going through the statements made, hence the petition is dismissed.

On 25 February 2015, a special TADA court sentenced Abu Salem to life imprisonment for the murder of the builder and his driver Mehdi Hassan. The police had claimed that Jain was shot dead by assailants outside his Juhu bungalow on March 7, 1995, after he refused to give part of his vast wealth to Abu Salem. A bench of Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli said, “Keeping in view the facts and circumstances of the case, we direct the Registry to list these appeals (against the February 2015 judgment) for final disposal in the third week of November 2021.” give. Abu Salem is also guilty of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. He was extradited from Portugal on 11 November 2005 after a long legal battle.

(IANS)



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