Politics

Dinakaran, Aide Granted Bail in Election Commission Bribery Case

T.T.V. Dinakaran was arrested on April 25 on charges of alleged bribery in order to retain the two leaves symbol. Credit: PTI

New Delhi: AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T.T.V. Dinakaran, allegedly involved in the Election Commission bribery case, was on Thursday granted bail by a Delhi court.

His close aide Mallikarjuna, who was also arrested in the case, was also granted the relief by Special Judge Poonam Chaudhary.

The court granted the relief to the two saying they were no longer required for custodial interrogation.

They have been asked to furnish a personal bond of Rs 5 lakh each and two sureties of the same amount.

The court asked them not to try to influence the witnesses or tamper with evidence.

Both the accused were arrested on April 25.