Rathore's bail hearing on Tuesday

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Chandigarh, May 31 (ANI): The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday deferred the bail plea of former DGP SPS Rathore, sentenced to 18-month prison term in connection with the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case, till Tuesday.

The single vacation bench of Justice Ajay Tewari deferred the case till tomorrow.

Rathore's lawyer and wife Abha Rathore filed a review petition on his behalf in the High Court on May 26 seeking bail, a day after he was sentenced he was sentenced and lodged in Chandigarh's Burail jail.

She also initiated a process for a revised petition against the verdict in the court of Justice S.S. Saron, contending that the appellate court had passed the order under media pressure.

Earlier, the Chandigarh District and Sessions Court had rejected Rathore's appeal against his conviction in the case. (ANI)

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