Bhubaneswar: April 27: Special designated court on Saturday granted conditional bail to BJD candidate from Pipili Pradeep Maharathy.
Police arrested Maharathy on April 22 for allegedly attacking Election Commission flying squad Magistrate Rabinarayan Patra and Static Surveillance Team (SST) members at the former’s farm house in Pipili area of Puri district.
A Case has been lodged against Maharathy under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder), 341, 353, 332, 147, 148, 149, 171 (b), 186 and 123.
As per the court’s conditions laid down in the bail, Maharathy has to deposit Rs 50,000 against two sureties.
He has also been asked to cooperate with investigation and not to influence witnesses.