CHENNAI: A person, who was arrested for using pillion in a bike race on Chennai roads and appealed for bail, has been directed by the Madras excessive court docket to spend a month within the trauma ward on the authorities Stanley Hospital as a bail situation and to be taught a lesson.
The petitioner, L Praveen, a digital camera man at a movie studio, has been directed to report earlier than the responsibility physician for a month in Chennai’s hospital (the place the bike race occurred) day by day at 8am and keep till midday.
“He shall assist the ward boys to take care of the patients at trauma ward for 30 days from the next date of release from the prison,” justice G Jayachandran stated in his order. “Further, the petitioner shall submit (a) one-page report daily about his experience in the trauma ward to the duty doctor…” The dean of Stanley Hospital will in flip ahead the reviews on the finish of the thirtieth day to the III Metropolitan Magistrate in Chennai.
This was among the many 9 bail conditions imposed on Praveen by Justice Jayachandran. “He claims that he has not been involved in any bike race. He was just travelling along with Ajithkumar (owner of the bike) as a pillion. He, being a law-abiding citizen, is ready to comply with any condition,” the choose noticed.
The court docket stated detaining the petitioner in jail additional won’t be mandatory and he could also be granted bail topic to sure conditions. The excessive court docket additionally allowed the trial court docket to take motion towards the petitioner if he violates any of the bail conditions and an FIR could be filed if he goes absconding.
“This court is not oblivious of the fact that recently youngsters are riding their vehicles rashly causing terror in the minds of the road users, particularly senior citizens,” the court docket stated. “The pillion rider creates panic in the minds of the public by using metal rods and causing fire sparkles while they (use a) rod on the road, do wheeling and other adventures while riding.”
The case is that on March 20 at about 9.30pm 4 individuals had been using on two bikes in a rash method close to Stanley Hospital that led to an accident, and in keeping with the police, additionally induced nuisance and terror within the thoughts of most people. An individual complained to the Chennai Police giving the automobile’s registration quantity utilizing which the house owners of the 2 wheeler had been traced. The metropolis’s site visitors police, the respondents within the case, discovered that the stated house owners had been using the bikes in an unauthorised bike race and two others had been pillion riders who abetted the offence. All 4 had been arrested.