CHANDIGARH HC: On Frdiay, the CBI failed to file Affidavit in connection with the investigation of double murder elderly persons & gang rape of two sisters. On 6th Feb., 2019 the HC had directed the CBI file Affidavit; while hearing the bail matter of the four accused arrested by Har. Police. It may be recalled that the CBI now has arrested the another set of four members of the Bawaria Gang involved in more than 36 rape and murder cases. The DNA, fingerprint of the accused arrested by Haryana Police matched with the DNA found on the private parts of the rape victims. However, CBI had not found any evidence against the four accused arrested by the SIT of Haryana Police, except the identification by the rape victims. In view the fact that the CBI had filed challan against the four accused of Bawarai Gang, the High Court on 7th March, 2018; had granted interim bail to the accused arrested by the SIT of Haryana Police and had granted time to the CBI to produce evidence against the accused arrested by SIT, Haryana Police. See order granting bail:
However, after filing of bail application the CBI sought 14 adjournments, but no evidence was produced against the accused arrested by Haryana Police. In view of such situation the HC on 6th Feb., 2019 had directed CBI to file Affidavit about the status of investigation and posted the matter for hearing on 8th March, 2019. See Order:
But, on Friday, CBI again sought adjournment. Now, the HC has posted the matter for hearing on 12th March, 2019. The short date has been given in view of the series of repeated adjournments sought by CBI.