Orissa HC grants conditional bail to TMC MP Tapas Pal in Rose Valley chit fund case

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court on Thursday granted conditional bail to Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Tapas Pal, who was arrested in the Rose Valley chit fund scam.

File image of TMC MP Tapas Pal. IBNLive

File image of TMC MP Tapas Pal. IBNLive

The court directed the TMC leader to also deposit Rs 1 crore with a bank, furnish two sureties of Rs 2 lakh each, and surrender his passport to the case Investigating Officer.

Pal was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on 30 December, 2016, in connection with the scam in Kolkata.

The court directed the TMC MP to cooperate with the investigating agency as and when required.

After his arrest, Pal was brought to Bhubaneswar for further questioning.

He was lodged in Jharpara jail. He was admitted to a private hospital after his health deteriorated thereafter.

Updated Date: Feb 01, 2018 14:44 PM

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