Court rejects bail of two Burma residents in human trafficking case


Jammu, Nov 19: City Judge Jammu Pooja Raina today rejected the bail application of Mohammad Yasin and Asmida both residents of Burma who was arrested by the police in Human Trafficking Act.
According to the police case that that the accused person namely Mohd Yasin and one Abdul Shukur have been arrested by the police in connection with FIR No 342/2022 for the commission of offences punishable under sections 370 IPC, 14 Foreigner Act, 5/7 The Specified Bank notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Act 2017 and on the disclosure of accused, three victims namely 1. Asmida D/o Rashid Ahmed R/o Tamba Jaar, District Busidung Myanmar W/o Mohd. Yaseen R/o Myanmar A/P Kiryani Talab Narwal in Jamat Ali Plot Jammu 2. Sufairah Begum D/o Shamas-UI-Alam R/o Shab Bazar District Aakib Myanmar, A/P W/o Mohd Islam R/o Myanmar A/P Bila Plot Kiryani Talab Narwal, Jammu and 3. Amina Begum D/o Mohd Yousaf R/o Myanmar A/P Kiryani Talab Narwal W/o Irshad Ahmad R/o Village Dharyouth Tehsil Karah, District Doda were recovered.
City Judge Jammu Pooja Raina after hearing APP Arvind Rathore for the police whereas Adv Anwar Saleem for the applicants observed that The Offence under section 370 IPC deals with trafficking of persons and is grave and heinous in nature. Section 370 (3) IPC is punishable with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than ten years, but which may extend to imprisonment for life. The investigation of the case is still in progress.
The applicant No. 1, as stated by the prosecution is a foreign national and offence under section 14 Foreigner Act is also alleged against the applicant no. 1. Therefore, there is a possibility of accused fleeing from the justice and repeating the offence. It has come in the investigation that applicant no. 1 is holding Rs. 2.33 lacs demonetized notes which is punishable under section 5 & 7 of the Specified Bank notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Act 2017 which amounts to an economic offence which is grave against the society as well as nation. Court further observed that victim is yet to be recovered and the investigation is at initial Stage. With these observations Court rejected the bail application. JNF

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