Additional Sessions Judge Arvind Kumar, after hearing the arguments, reserved the order on the police's plea for May 18. Prosecutor Atul Shrivastava argued that the juvenile justice board had granted bail to the boy, who has just turned major, without any fresh bail application, which was ‘wrong’.
"The board had initially denied bail to the boy on April 19. However, he was granted bail on April 26 without filing fresh application which was wrong,” Shrivastava said. However, The boy's counsel, submitted that he was rightly granted bail and the court should also see that it was for the welfare of the youth.
The incident took place on April 4 when marketing executive Siddharth Sharma was trying to cross a road near Ludlow Castle School and the speeding Mercedes hit him.A case under IPC sections 304 A (causing death by rash or negligent act), 279 (driving on a public way so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life) and 337 (causing hurt by an act which endangers human life) was lodged against him.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:57 PM IST