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HC denies bail to MLA in chit fund scam case

Press Trust of India  |  Cuttack 

The High today rejected the bail application of senior BJD Pravat Biswal, who was arrested by the for his alleged involvement in a multi- crore rupee chit fund scam case.

Biswal, the Cuttack-Choudwar legislator who is in a hospital since his arrest in September this year, had approached the high seeking bail on health grounds.

His similar pleas were earlier rejected by the and Khurda district court.

Rejecting the bail application, Justice Biswanath Rath asked the to complete the probe in the case within two months and submit the charge sheet as soon as possible.

The court also granted liberty to the to move a fresh application for regular bail in the trial court after the charge sheet was filed.

Biswal is currently undergoing treatment in the SCB Medical College and Hospital here.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 23:05 IST