October 25, 2020 2:44:48 am
The Gujarat Excessive Courtroom on October 21 granted common bail to Nagjibhai Dayabhai Vaniya, one of many primary accused individuals within the 2016 Una Dalit flogging case. The ruling was totally on grounds of parity—almost 28 different co-accused are already out on bail—in addition to contemplating the truth that he had undergone the sentence which could possibly be imposed upon him.
A gaggle of purported cow vigilantes had allegedly assaulted Balu Sarvaiya, his spouse Kunvar, sons Vashram and Ramesh, nephews Ashok and Bechar in addition to relative Devshi Babariya on July 11, 2016 over the skinning a the carcass of a cow in Mota Samadhiyala village. The Dalit household was publicly flogged in Una city earlier than being deserted close to the Una police station. The Gujarat CID group had arrested greater than 40 individuals, together with 4 law enforcement officials.
A verdict from the Veraval trial court docket stays, regardless of the speedy trial that the case was imagined to bear.
Whereas an earlier utility by accused Vaniya searching for common bail had been rejected by an Una court docket in December 2016, the rejection had been appealed on the excessive court docket, which was granted this week by Justice Paresh Upadhyay. Vaniya was among the many six named within the FIR.
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