Orissa HC grants anticipatory bail to former cop

Last Updated: Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 15:15

Cuttack: Orissa High Court has granted
anticipatory bail to former Nimapada police station inspector
Bimal Kumar Naik who has been on the run ever since he escaped
from the clutches of state vigilance sleuths on January 6 this
year.

Justice S C Parija allowed the tainted police
officer`s bail yesterday asking him to surrender before the
JMFC court in Nimapada.

The magisterial court has been directed to release the
applicant on bail after fixing whatever conditions the lower
court deem proper.

The High Court, however, refused to allow the advance
bail of the cop in the vigilance case he has been booked for.

Instead, the cop on the run has been asked to
surrender before the special vigilance court of Bhubaneswar
within two weeks and the vigilance court in turn, has been
asked to dispose off the bail application of the cop on the
same day of surrender.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 15:15
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