Court reject bail of three in SI recruitment scam

JAMMU APRIL-06-2023: 2nd Additional Sessions Judge Jammu Balbir Lal Jaswal today rejected bail applications of Ashsish Yadav, Sunrender Singh and Pawan Kumar who were in custody in much publicized SI recuirtment Scam.


While rejecting the bail application, 2nd Additional Sessions Judge Jammu Balbir Lal Jaswal after hearing Adv Vivek Gaur for the applicants whereas Vijay Kumar APP for the CBI and DP Singh APP, observed that in the present case the paper of Sub Inspector J& K Police is leaked by the accused persons. It has damaged the future of younger generation. Indeed the act of the accused cannot be equated with scams involving millions of Rupees. It is an organized crime and offence against the public at large.

Court further observed that The facts of the case are serious in nature if the factum is evaluated and accuseds succeeded in their design undeserving candidates are allowed to secure the top positions. It does not merely deprive the deserving candidates, it will also deprive the society the deserving and competent officers. The act of the accuseds are calculated and deliberated design with eye on personal profit regardless of its consequences to aspirant of examination and their parents. If the bail is considered in part of the accused persons it will prejudice the students who have honestly worked hard for round the clock. In My considered view an ordinary crime generally affects the small number of people and usually as an impact upon the physical well being of the victims. An economic offence on the other hand also adversely affects the psyche of honest citizens. Granting the bail to such offenders where the investigation is underway definitely outrage the sentiments of the public at large and also tend towards the frustration of the investigation. The court is not inclined to express the view upon the merits of the case which is owes to be verdict at the conclusion of the trial. At this stage the court has whatsoever expressed is for the sake of considering the question of bail merely. The applicant accuseds are involved in the serious offence though caries the punishment up to 07 years have no criteria to consider their bail excluding the factors for determination of the bail in favour of the above named accuseds at this stage. JNF