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SC refuses bail to triple murder convict

June 19, 2003 18:33 IST

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a bail petition filed by Subhash Gupta, convicted and sentenced to life in the 'Personal Point triple murder case'.

A vacation bench comprising Justice R C Lahoti and Justice Brijesh Kumar refused to entertain the petition, which stated that he was suffering from severe and multiple illnesses and required to be released on bail for treatment.

The court, however, asked the Delhi high court to speed up the hearing of his plea challenging the conviction.

Gupta's counsel, senior advocate K T S Tulsi, stated that his client's petition had not been taken up for hearing on the sole ground that the state's appeal against acquittal of certain other accused in the case was not ready.

Tulsi said that Gupta, who was attacked in the prison by inmates, suffered from paralysis, depression, hypertension and arthritis and needed urgent medical attention.

Gupta, an contractor for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, was sentenced to life on March 30, 2000 after the trial court found him guilty of abducting and killing Dr Suneel Kaul of Personal Point Health Clinic and two of the latter's employees Sujata Saha and Deepa Gupta in June 1996.

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