Rathore files review petition before Punjab and Haryana High Court

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Chandigarh, May 26 (ANI):Haryana's former Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore, who was sentenced to a 18-month prison term in connection with the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case on Tuesday, on Wednesday filed a petition before the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking review of the District Sessions Court verdict.

Rathore's lawyer-wife Abha Rathore filed the review petition on his behalf in the court of Justice S S Saron. She also requested bail for Rathore.

In the petition, Abha Rathore alleged that the Sessions Court had passed the order under media pressure.

Rathore was jailed on Tuesday after the Chandigarh District Sessions Court enhanced his jail term to 18 months.

In the petition, Abha Rathore also sought to appraise the court about her husband's heart ailment. (ANI)

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