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SC Modifies Lt Col. Shrikant Purohit’s Bail Order [Read Order]

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK
22 Aug 2017 11:52 AM GMT

 A two Judge bench of Supreme Court of India on Tuesday modified the conditions on which it granted bail to 2008 Malegaon blast case accused Lt Col. Shrikant Purohit. Bench of Justices R K Agrawal and A M Sapre granted bail to Purohit on August 21. Ms. Neela Gokhale, counsel for Purohit Today  mentioned this matter Today, praying to modify one of the conditions imposed by the Court...

 A two Judge bench of Supreme Court of India on Tuesday modified the conditions on which it granted bail to 2008 Malegaon blast case accused Lt Col. Shrikant Purohit.

 Bench of Justices R K Agrawal and A M Sapre granted bail to Purohit on August 21.

 Ms. Neela Gokhale, counsel for Purohit Today  mentioned this matter Today, praying to modify one of the conditions imposed by the Court while allowing Purohit’s Appeal and granting bail which reads as under:

 “(i) On his furnishing personal security in the sum of Rs 1 (one) lakh with two solvent sureties, each of the like amount, to the satisfaction of the trial court.”

 The bench allowed the prayer and modified the above condition as follows;

 “(I) On his furnishing personal security in the sum of Rs 1 (one) lakh with two cash sureties, each of the like amount, to the satisfaction of the trial court, and the cash sureties will be replaced by solvent sureties within 15 days.”

 In the August 21 Judgment, the Bench also imposed the following conditions;

 (i)The appellant herein shall appear in court as and when directed by the court.

(ii) The appellant herein shall make himself available for any further investigation/interrogation by NIA as and when required.

(iii) The appellant herein shall not directly or indirectly make any inducement, threat or promise to any person acquainted with the facts of the case so as to dissuade that person from disclosing such facts to the court or to the investigating agency or to any police officer.

(iv) The appellant herein shall not leave India without the previous permission of the trial court.

(v) In case the appellant herein is in possession of a passport, the same shall be deposited with the trial court before being released on bail.

(vi) We reserve liberty to the respondents to make an appropriate application for modification/recalling the order passed by us, if for any reason, the appellant herein violates any of the conditions imposed by this Court.


Read the Order Here



 
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