Samajwadi Party MP, seven others granted bail by HC
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Last Updated: Friday, February 18, 2011, 21:54
Lucknow: Samajwadi Party MP Shailendra Kumar and seven others were Friday granted bail by Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court in connection with an attempt to murder case.

Justice SK Tripathi granted bail to Shailedra and seven others, who were arrested in Pratapgarh on December 18 on a complaint filed by local BSP leader Manoj Shukla.

Of the 11 arrested in the case, only independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya is still in jail as his bail application was rejected by a local court in Pratapgarh.

The state government slapped Gangster Act against Raja Bhaiyya and a charge sheet was filed against them in teh Pratapgarh court on January 27.

On February 4, SP MLA Vinod Saroj and MLC Akshay Prata Singh alias Gopalji were granted bail by the High Court in the case.


First Published: Friday, February 18, 2011, 21:54

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