No police record about who let Anderson out on bail: MP govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 19, 2010 - 16:31

Bhopal: No record was found in Hanumanganj
police station here about who had given bail to former Union
Carbide chairman Warren Anderson and two others soon after the
1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy, the Madhya Pradesh Assembly was
informed Monday.

In a written reply to a question from Girija Shanker
Sharma (BJP), Home Minister Uma Shanker Gupta said as per the
records available in the police station, Anderson was arrested
on December 7, 1984 and released on bail after which he went
to New Delhi by the state government`s plane.

Along with Anderson, two others who are mentioned in the
records are then UCIL chairman Keshub Mahindra and UCIL former
Managing Director V P Gokhale.

Gupta said no proposal was under consideration for
withdrawal of the President`s Bravery Medal awarded to Swaraj
Puri, who was the superintendent of police at the time of the
disaster.

He said that information about awards given to other
persons in this regard was not available with the department.

PTI



First Published: Monday, July 19, 2010 - 16:31

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