Former BJP chief Chinmayanand, who’s accused within the rape case, continues to be lodged in jail.

New Delhi:

The Supreme Courtroom on Thursday put aside an order of the Allahabad Excessive Courtroom which allowed former BJP chief Chinmayanand, who was accused of raping a legislation pupil in Shahjahanpur, to entry a licensed copy of the sufferer’s assertion.

A bench of the highest court docket, headed by Justice UU Lalit, held that Chinmayanand cannot get entry to the complainant’s assertion to the Justice of the Peace underneath Part 164 of the Code of Felony Process (CrPC) throughout the investigation.

The highest court docket’s order got here on a plea of the legislation pupil through which she had challenged the Allahabad Excessive Courtroom order dated November 7, 2019, which held that Chinmayanad was entitled to get a licensed copy of the assertion of the sufferer recorded underneath Part 164 CrPC.

The highest court docket had earlier granted an interim keep on the order of the Excessive Courtroom.

The Allahabad Excessive Courtroom had on December 6 granted bail to the legislation pupil, who together with three others, was charged for attempting to extort an quantity of Rs 5 crore from former union minister Chinmayanand.

The matter had come to gentle when a legislation pupil in Shahjahanpur levelled rape allegations on Chinmayanand following which the latter filed a case of extortion towards the lady and her three pals, specifically Sanjay, Sachin, and Vikram.

On November 6, the SIT had filed a chargesheet in each the rape and extortion case. Chinmayanand, who’s accused within the rape case, continues to be lodged in jail.