Conditional bail granted to Sasikala’s brother
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Last Updated: Monday, April 02, 2012, 21:03
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday granted conditional bail to Divaharan, brother of VK Sasikala, once considered close to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, in a case relating to the alleged demolition of a hut in Tiruvarur district.

Granting the relief on a petition by Dhivaharan seeking bail, Justice MM Sundresh directed that he be released on executing a personal bond for Rs 10,000 with two sureities for like amounts to the satisfaction of Needamangalam judicial magistrate.

Dhivaharan has been told to appear before the Judicial Magistrate Tiruthuraipoondi daily for four weeks and thereafter as and when required.

The Judge said that after considering the fact that the investigation was almost over and the co-accused had been granted bail and anticipatory bail, he was granting the bail.

The allegation against the Dhivaharan was that at his instance, demolished the hut of one Kasturi in November 26 last year due to enmity in the local body elections.

The petitioner was in custody from February three.


First Published: Monday, April 02, 2012, 21:03

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