Srinagar, Dec. 2 -- The Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar granted bail to three lawyers accused of forging a High Court order.

Three accused lawyers Peer Aamir Masoodi, Showkat Ahmed Dar and Musavir Ahmad Mir, as per the police, had forged a bail order to get released their clients whose bail was rejected both by the trial court as well as the appellate court in Budgam.

The accused lawyers, according the police, had forged the bail order using fake stamp and signature and passed it as a "genuine order issued by the High Court". Their clients were released by the police on production of the fake order. The accused lawyers are in the police custody.

"The application for grant of bail to the accused is accepted and thus granted ...