Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Puri, Mar 12:
The district sessions court, Puri today, granted bail to Saradhamani Mahapatra, the 70-year old 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 hearing on the bail petition had been deferred to March 12, as the police failed to submit its case diary on March 10.
Earlier, on March 4, the court had to defer its hearing on the bail petition for similiar reasons as the police had failed to submit 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.