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Baliga murder:Accused Shailesh granted bail

Baliga murder:Accused Shailesh granted bail

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, July 20, 2016: It is reported that the II Additional District and Sessions Judge Sarvodaya Shettigar on July 19, Tuesday granted bail to Shailesh alias Shailu (40), a driver, who is among the seven persons arrested in connection with the murder of RTI activist Vinayak Baliga.

vinayak baligaA special team of Mangaluru police arrested Shailesh on May 17 for his alleged involvement in conspiring the murder of Baliga near the later’s  residence  in Kodialbail on March 21.

According to a preliminary charge sheet filed by the police, Shailesh, along with the prime accused Naresh Shenoy and Srikant, hatched a plan to murder Baliga using services of Shivaprasad, Vinit Poojary and Nishit Devadiga.

Shailesh was in judicial custody since his arrest. He had filed a criminal miscellaneous petition under Section 439 of the Criminal Procedure Code on June 9 seeking bail. The judge allowed his petition on July 19, Tuesday.

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Ananad Shetty, Manipal Wed, July-20-2016, 12:19
People are loosing trust on the Law as the criminals escape from the crime . Money is everything these days . If this continues calm place will turn into a war field
Sachin V Rai, Navi Mumbai Wed, July-20-2016, 12:12
Didn’t they know they have to face the charges when they were panned to murder a person. Things are getting out easily but our law has to be more strict.
Abhilash Kunder, Managlore Wed, July-20-2016, 12:08
No bail has to be given because they will be free till there is summons from the court
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