Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda has been granted bail by a Delhi court in a case registered against him and his brother Govind for allegedly evading court in a 14-year-old cheque bounce case.
Gopal Kanda,however,would continue to be in jail under judicial custody for allegedly abetting the suicide of 23-year-old former air hostess Geetika Sharma.
Gopal and Govind are named as accused in the case related to avoidance of court proceedings in the cheque bounce case. Govind is on bail in the case till October 31.
Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna granted bail to Gopal Kanda on a personal bond of Rs 25,000 saying he is unlikely to tamper with the evidence.
Considering that there is no likely of tampering with the evidence,the applicant/accused is admitted to the bail on his furnishing personal bond in the sum of Rs 25,000 with one surety of the like amount to the satisfaction of court concerned, the court said.