Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Puri, Mar 4:
The district sessions court, Puri today postponed the hearing on the bail petition of 70-year old Saradhamani Mahapatra, the mother of the murdered former BJD councillor Talachhu Bhagaban Mohapatra alias Guna Singhari, in the case pertaining to the murderous assault on Odisha Law, Tourism and Culture minister Maheswar Mohanty on February 21.
The court while fixing the next date of hearing to March 10 asked the police to file its case diary.
Saradhamani was arrested by the police late on March 1 night. She was booked under sections 307 and 120B of the IPC.
Her lawyer Biranchi Narayan Das told the media that the court has been kind in considering the bail application and has directed the jail authorities to take appropriate care of Saradhamani in view of her age and health complications like high blood pressure and heart problem.
However, no bail application was moved by the other accused in the case.