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Alarming number of criminals reaching Parliament, State Assembly: Allahabad High Court denies bail to BSP MP Atul Rai

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Written by Shruti Sharma

The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court denied bail to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Member of Parliament (MP) Atul Rai corresponding to an abetment of suicide  instance of a lady who immolated herself outside the Supreme Court last year [Atul Kumar Singh Alias Atul Rai v State of UP].Judge Dinesh Kumar Singh while declining to engage the bail application expressed that a disturbing number of offenders arrive at parliament and State Assembly and it is a reminder for all.

“Parliament and Election Commission of India are expected to go to compelling lengths to wean away hoodlums from legislative issues and break unholy nexus between criminal legislators and civil servants,” the single-judge coordinated.

The charges against Rai and his co-blamed were for abetment of the suicide of a rape victim and her companion, who had set themselves ablaze external the Supreme Court entryways on August 16 last year, and passed on hence.

The Court saw that Rai had 23 crook cases shockingly up until this point, and these included instances of grabbing, murder, assault and other grievous offenses.

The Court, in such manner, noticed that it was appalling and the best incongruity that upwards of 43% Lok Sabha individuals chose in the 2019 general races had criminal bodies of evidence forthcoming against them.

Justice Singh was of the assessment that after autonomy, with every political decision, the job of characters, for example, position, local area, nationality, orientation, religion and so on was become progressively unmistakable while giving passes to winnable up-and-comers.

“These characters combined with cash and muscle power has made passage of lawbreakers in legislative issues simple and each ideological group regardless (might accompany a few contrast in degree and degree) utilizes these crooks to win decisions,” the Court thought.

Hence, it is the parliament’s liability to show its aggregate will to limit lawbreakers from entering legislative issues.

According to the current case, it was brought up that despite the fact that Rai’s co-blamed had been conceded bail by the court, his case was unique in relation to the co-charged and taking into account all conditions, bail was dismissed.

Advocate Kaustubh Singh showed up for the applicant.


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