The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday granted 10-day interim bail to Jayesh Madanlal Jinger alias Babbar. He was sentenced to life imprisonment by the special court earlier this year in the Gulberg Society massacre case. The court granted him relief on health grounds. Jinger is said to be suffering from tuberculosis and being treated at civil hospital in Ahmedabad. The court, however, rejected pleas of four other convicts.
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On Monday, it rejected the petition of former VHP leader Atul Vaidya, who wanted to extend this interim bail on the ground of his wife’s treatment. The state government had opposed the petition, saying that out of 99 days since he was convicted, Vaidya was out on temporary bail for 59 days.