Kolkata: TMC leader and also state Minister Madan Mitra gets bail in Sarada scam after 324 days. The Alipur session court approved bail on Saturday. The Judge Partha Das granted bail on personal bond for Rs 2 lakhs. Another accused businessman Sandhir Agarwal also gets bail on personal bond for Rs. 3 lakhs on the same day.
CBI arrested Madan Mitra on 12 December in Sarada scam. His sick petition was approved for most of the time and he was admitted into hospital. As per condition he has to submit his passport to the court. He also restricted to go anywhere outside of the state. He must always help in investigation. He may be free from jail on Sunday morning. After this hearing Madan Mitra burst into tears and said Truth always prevails.
According to the source, the CBI did not participate properly in the hearing on Saturday. Judge rebuked CBI for their role. CBI argued that their Investigation officer IO Phani Bhusan Karan couldn’t present in the state. So the judge decided to grant bail for the petitioners. Opposition political parties like Congress and CPM criticized the role of CBI.
TMC leader Partha Chatterjee meets the press and said that the whole TMC team is very much happy with the court’s decision.