Jaswanti Devito is released from prison after the Punjab and Haryana High Court suspends the sentence

Jaswanti Devi was found guilty of sexual harassment of shelter prisoners in 2012 . Punjab and Haryana high court has suspended her sentence until close of appeal against the life sentence .

CHANDIGARH (CHANDIGARH) — Former inmate Jaswanti Devi, who was found guilty of sexual harassment of shelter prisoners in 2012, will soon walk out of jail after spending about ten years.The Punjab and Haryana high court has suspended her sentence until the close of her appeal against the life sentence awarded to her in 2018 by a special CBI court.We're prepared to accept Jaswanti's prayer as it was filed in 2018 and is not likely to be decided in the near future.Hence, without expressing her opinion on the merits of the case, Jaswanti's application is allowed and her remaining sentence is suspended during the appeal's life, subject to her furnishing new bail bonds to the satisfaction of the concerned chief judicial magistrate duty magistrate, according to the order handed by the division bench comprising Justice Ritu Bahri and Justice Ashok Kumar Verma on Thursday evening.