In the much hyped case related to the alleged leak of the Haryana Judicial Services examination question paper, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to the four accused including the then Recruitment Registrar, Balwinder Sharma, Sunil Chopra and the beneficiaries Sunita and Sushila. The accused are presently lodged in Burail Jail.
The bail has been granted by the HC bench headed by Chief Justice Krishan Murari. The bench held that the accused shall not tamper with the evidence and shall not try to influence any witness related to the case. Meanwhile, their passports have been seized and they have been restricted to travel abroad.
In the bail plea, the accused, Balwinder Sharma pleaded that no question paper was leaked in actual. It was further asserted by the suspended judicial officer that all allegations against him are based merely on the disclosure statements of other accused. The other accused in the case, had pleaded for bail citing prolong incarnation and possibility of delay in completion of trial.