Thane, November 16 (Language) A court in Thane district of Maharashtra has given the benefit of doubt to a 41-year-old man accused of assaulting a traffic police inspector in 2010 and acquitted him.
Additional Sessions Judge VL Bhosale, in his order passed on November 8, said the prosecution has failed to prove the charges against the accused beyond reasonable doubt and hence he should be acquitted.
A copy of the order was made available on Wednesday.
Additional public prosecutor Varsha Chandane told the court that on November 3, 2010, the traffic police officer was on duty at a square in Naupada area of Thane city.
Chandane said that at that time the accused’s car was parked next to a car already parked on the roadside and the police fined him. He said that this enraged the accused and he claimed that he was a CBI officer. He reportedly said that he would teach discipline to the traffic police officer and destroy him.
The prosecution told the court that the accused also tried to pull the ‘name plate’ of the police officer and pushed him.
However, defense lawyer Sachin Vaishampayan faulted the police investigation and the prosecution’s version, saying his client was not involved in the crime.
The judge said in the order that no satisfactory reply has come from the prosecution regarding the questions raised by the counsel for the accused.
The court said that in this case, showing the ownership of the vehicle is not that important as the prosecution has not been able to prove the presence of the accused at the spot.
It said that no evidence in this regard has been presented by the prosecution.
The court said that the prosecution has failed to prove that the incident took place at the stated place at 12.45 pm on November 3, 2010, when the police officer was on duty and the accused prevented him from performing his duty. Was.
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