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Bapi Sarkel gets bail from HC

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The High today granted bail to leader Arindam (Bapi) Sarkel, arrested last November for his alleged involvement in the of a shipping company official at Paradip.

The bench of Justice J P Das granted bail to the leader on a bail bond of Rs one lakh with two sureties of the same amount.

Among other conditions, Sarkel has been asked to surrender his passport and cooperate with the investigating police officer. Earlier, the Jagatsinghpur district and sessions had turned down his bail plea.

The leader had surrendered before Jagatsinghpur police last year soon after Jagatsinghpur SP issued a 'lookout' notice against him in connection with the of Swain in October 2016.

Pleading innocence in the case, Sarkel had filed bail applications which, however, were turned down by two lower courts in the district.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 23:02 IST