Koderma (Jharkhand): A local court Monday granted bail to Shudha Pathak, the mother of journalist
Nirupama Pathak who was a suspected victim of dishonour killing.
The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate N K Agarwal
granted the bail after the accused moved a petition for bail
contending that the police failed to submit chargesheet within
the stipulated 90 days.
When contacted, Superintendent of Police in Koderma,
Kranti Kumar said the police could not file the chargesheet
within the time.
Sudha was arrested after her New Delhi-based
journalist daughter Nirupama was found dead under mysterious
circumstances at her home in Koderma`s Chitragupta Nagar in
Jhumritelaiya police station on April 29.
Her New Delhi-based boyfriend Priyabhanshu Ranjan had
accused the family of the killing while Nirupama`s mother
charged Ranjan with rape and abetment to suicide of his girl