Chandigarh, Nov 11 (UNI) The Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted regular bail to Barjinder Singh, son of former SAD minister Tota Singh in Moga sex scam involving police, politicians and call girls for allegedly extorting money from people by threatening to implicate them in exploitation of women.
The CBI Special Court had yesterday remanded Barjinder Singh into 14-day Judicial custody.
Today, Justice A.N.Jindal pronounced the order on Barjinder Singh's bail plea, which had been reserved after the conclusion of arguments on November 6.
On November 6, Justice Jindal had ordered the accused to appear before the trial court for deciding the issue of his custodial interrogation sought by the CBI.
Earlier, the accused had approached the Supreme Court which stayed his arrest till October 30, while directing him to approach the appropriate court for grant of regular bail.
The accused was recently elected as the president of the municipal council, Moga.
As the special CBI court at Patiala declined him bail, Barjinder had moved the High Court against its orders.
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