Bail hearing of Maharathy today

27/04/2019 at 10:53 AM

Bhubaneswar:  Hearing on the bail application of BJD candidate for Pipli Assembly constituency Pradeep Maharathy will be held by the Bhubaneswar Special ADJ Court-III here today.

Notably, former Minister and sitting MLA Maharathy was arrested on April 22, a day before third phase poll held in Puri and five Lok Sabha constituencies and 42 Assembly seats, including Pipili, under tjem on the charge of assaulting election flying squad officials during a raid on his farmhouse on April 21 nights.

Hearing on his bail plea was earlier put off to today as investigating officers could not submit required documents due to their busy schedule of polls held on April 23.

Now under Judicial custody, Maharathy undergoing treatment at the Capital Hospital.

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