A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to a farmer and a retired Army officer in a case related to the violence on Republic Day during farmers’ tractor parade against the Centre’s three farm laws.
Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat granted the relief to Baljeet Singh and Harjinder Singh on furnishing a bail bond of ₹15,000 with one surety of like amount in the case of the violence in Seemapuri.
Baljeet is a farmer by profession and lives in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, and Harjinder is a retired Army Officer from 9 Sikh Light Infantry Battalion of the Indian Army and served for 17 years.
While granting them bail, the court said even as per the prosecution both the accused were not driving the tractor nor did they attempt to kill or hurt any police personnel themselves.
“However, even as per the prosecution, the present applicant (Harjinder) was not driving the tractor nor did he attempt to kill or hurt any police personnel himself. The best case of the prosecution is that he…