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Kanda seeks extension of interim bail

New Delhi | Updated: March 14, 2014 1:06 pm

Former Haryana minister Gopal Kanda,accused in the suicide case of a former airhostess,has sought extension of interim bail that was to expire on October 4.

The application for extension of interim bail has been moved in the court of additional sessions judge M C Gupta. A sitting MLA from Sirsa,Kanda was granted interim bail by the court on September 5 to attend the state’s Assembly session on the condition that he would show his attendance in the House.

Kanda had said this being the last session of the House,he needed to attend it to discharge his obligations towards his constituency. His co-accused and employee Aruna Chadha is also out on interim bail till November 15 to attend religious and family events.

Chadha was arrested on August 8 last year while Kanda had surrendered 10 days later on August 18. Both Chadha and Kanda are accused of abetting the suicide of the 23-year-old former airhostess who was earlier employed in Kanda’s MDLR airlines.

The former airhostess was found dead on August 5,2012 at Delhi residence. In her suicide note,she had said she was ending her life due to “harassment” by Kanda and Chadha. The police had in its chargesheet said Kanda was obsessed with the victim and was putting pressure on her to come back to his company.

First Published on: September 27, 20135:53 am
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