Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Purohit granted bail06:00:00 PM, Monday 21st of August 2017 | in politics
The SC has granted bail to Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit in the 2008 Malegaon blast case that killed 7. Col Purohit has been in prison for the last 9 years. Purohit had moved the apex court challenging the Bombay HC’s order dismissing his bail plea. Earlier, a special MCOCA court had ruled that the Anti-Terrorism Squad had wrongly applied this law against Purohit and 10 others.