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History-sheeter thief involved in earlier 8 thefts gets bail

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Aaquib Chhipa, Ahmedabad: A local court in Ahmedabad granted bail to a history-sheeter thief who was previously involved in eight incidents of theft. He was granted bail in a case registered with the Karanj Police Station in 2019.

The accused has three auto theft cases registered against him in 2017. Three more theft cases are registered against him in Shahibaug Police Station and one each in Ellisbridge and Navrangpura Police Station each.

The accused sought bail in a case lodged with Karanj Police Station.

What court said while granting bail to the thief

The court while granting bail to Umravbhai Baloch observed that he is not named in the FIR and was merely arrested based on a statement by witnesses.

The court said the charge sheet has been filed in this case and if he is not granted bail it will lead to a pre-trial conviction. Other co-accused in the case have also been granted bail.

The court asked the petitioner to furnish a personal bond of Rs 15,000 as a security deposit with the trial court. He was further directed not to leave Gujarat without the court’s due permission. Court also asked the accused to submit his passport within seven days.

The petitioner’s advocate argued that he was falsely implicated in the case based on a statement by a witness. No muddamal was recovered from his client and other accused in the same case have been granted bail.

 

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