Odisha Sun Times Bureau
New Delhi, Mar 31:
Supreme Court today granted conditional bail to former Odisha DGP BB Mohanty’s son Bittihotra alias Bitti Mohanty in German woman rape case.
Hearing the case, the apex court directed Bitti Mohanty to deposit his passport.
He was granted bail on surety deposit amount of Rs 2.50 lakh.
Besides, he was asked to appear before Cantonment police station in Cuttack every first week of the month.
Bitti is currently lodged in Jaipur central jail since his arrest in 2013. He was arrested from Kannur in Kerala on March 9, 2013.
The tech student was sentenced to seven years imprisonment for raping a German woman tourist in Rajasthan in 2006.
He was convicted by a fast track court in 2006. He was absconding after getting parole to meet his ailing mother. Later he was arrested from Kerala where he was working at a bank with a disguised name.