Girl commits suicide after video goes viral, Supreme Court rejects bail plea of ​​minor accused

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi: The Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the Uttarakhand High Court's order denying bail to a minor boy accused of making and circulating a video of a 14-year-old girl who allegedly committed suicide last year. , A vacation bench of Justices Bela M Trivedi and Pankaj Mithal dismissed the minor's plea challenging the High Court order of April 1. He had filed the petition through his mother.

Supreme Court rejected the petition
The minor boy is an accused in a case registered in Haridwar district under the provisions of the IPC and the POCSO Act. In its order dated May 20, the High Court said, 'After hearing all the arguments of the senior counsel for the petitioner and carefully studying the material placed on record, we are not inclined to interfere with the order passed by the High Court at this stage. That is, the special leave petition is dismissed. The minor had approached the High Court challenging the order passed by the Juvenile Board, in which his bail application was rejected.

Accused of making and sharing video of girl
The High Court had said in its order that the girl was missing from her house since October 22 last year and her body was later recovered. The High Court had said in its order that the minor accused is accused of making a video of his classmate girl and sharing it among the students. The girl could not tolerate this after which she committed suicide.

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