Sitendra Pathak v. State of Rajasthan
In the High Court of Rajasthan
Before Justice Nirmaljit Kaur
Decided on September 09, 2016
Relevancy of the case: Bail Application in a case involving blackmailing and sharing of nude pictures through pen drive
Statutes and Provisions Involved
- The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 67)
- The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Section 439, 164)
- The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 376, 384)
Relevant Facts of the Case
- The petitioner and the prosecutrix lived in the same building.
- The petitioner allegedly misled her into having a physical relationship with him and started blackmailing her.
- The prosecutrix agreed to a compromise, but later her brother allegedly received a pen drive containing her nude pictures.
- No evidence relating to the said pen drive was submitted.
Opinion of the Bench
- As no evidence was submitted, the petitioner should be granted bail.
- Petition allowed.
- Bail granted with conditions.
This case summary has been prepared by Tuba Aftab, an undergraduate student at IIMT & School of Law, GGSIPU, during her internship with The Cyber Blog India in May/June 2021.