Notice to police on Sharda Jain's bail plea

NEW DELHI, FEB. 26. The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the police on an interim bail application of Sharda Jain, prime accused in Atma Ram Gupta murder case, who sought her release to help her daughter prepare for CBSE examination beginning on March 3.

Justice O P Dwivedi asked the police to file their reply by March 1, the next date of hearing.

Ms. Jain's counsel Ritu Gauba submitted that Jain was an M.Ed and she wanted to help her daughter prepare for the examinations.

Earlier, Ms. Jain and her co-accused brother Raj Kumar had sought their release to attend remembrance ceremony of their father. However, the plea was dismissed on February 17 after the police informed the court that the ceremony was over a day before. -- PTI