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Court grants bail to ex-Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi in CAA, NRC procession case Jiten Ram Manjhi
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Court grants bail to ex-Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi in CAA, NRC procession case

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 27 Jun 2022, 07:37 pm

Patna/UNI: A special court designated to hear cases related to MPs and MLAs granted bail to the former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi in connection with a case related to taking out a procession and obstructing the road and paralysing traffic.

The special additional chief judicial magistrate Aadi Dev, while hearing the surrender cum bail petition of Jitan Ram Manjhi, released him on the security of Rs 10 thousand and a bail bond of the like amount.

Jitanram Manjhi, through his surrender cum bail petition, had prayed before the court to grant him bail as the case lodged against him was under the bailable section.

He further apprised the court that he was already on bail granted by the police which he has not misused.

As per the case, Jitan Ram Manjhi and some other leaders along with hundreds of supporters of separate political parties had taken out a processor against NRC and CAA on January 29, 2020, in the state capital Patna and had blocked the main Dark Bangla Road paralysing the vehicular traffic.

The case was lodged at Kotwali police station area under various sections of the Indian penal code and after investigation, the police had submitted a charge sheet against 10 people including Jitan Ram Manjhi.