Air India urination case: Delhi court reserves order on bail plea of accused | India News

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail plea of Shankar Mishraaccused of urinating under the influence of alcohol on an elderly woman and a passenger on an Air India flight.
Earlier on the same day, Delhi’s Patiala House court began hearing on the bail plea of ​​defendant Mishra, who urinated on a 70-year-old woman in business class on a New York-Delhi Air flight. India on November 26 of last year.
Advocate Manu Sharma, appeared for Mishra, filed that the FIR filed against him only one count of non-bailability. He said Mishra admitted he couldn’t control his drink but that the zipping of his pants was not due to “sexual desire” or was intended to offend the complainant’s modesty.
“The complainant’s case does not make him a lewd man. The trial will take a long time and the man has been fired from his job following these allegations. He is in no danger. chance of absconding,” Mishra’s attorney defended, adding that “his client has been clear and willing to participate in the investigation into the alleged incident, with the intention of asserting himself.” innocent”. “He will continue to act honestly and assist the police in the investigation,” added Sharma.
But Delhi police reported that Mishra was uncooperative and opposed the bail request, saying that if he was released he could influence the complainant.
urban judge Komal Garg has pre-ordered the plea.
Another high court sent Mishra to a 14-day judicial court on Saturday, denying police custody of him.
The prosecutor said that the police had filed an amendment request against the denial of detention and that would be listed on Thursday. The court was further informed on Wednesday that the testimony of three crew members and two-three passengers had not yet been recorded.
Mishra was arrested by the Delhi police from Bengaluru and taken to the national capital last Saturday. Mishra has been placed under sections 510 (public misbehavior by a drunkard), 509 (insulting a woman’s modesty), 294 (singing, reciting or uttering any songs, ballads or obscenities, in or near any public place), and 354 (intent to offend modesty) of the Indian Penal Code and part of the Code of Conduct Act Aircraft in a case registered at the IGI Airport police station.

Wells Fargo, the US financial services company where he served as vice president, fired him following the allegations.

(With input from agencies)


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