Udupi, Dec 10, 2016 : Fifteen out of the 22 accused in the Praveen Poojary murder case have been granted conditional bail by the Udupi District Sessions Court on December 09, Friday. Those who secured bail include Hindu Jagarana Vedike leader Aravind Koteshwar. The bail petition of seven other accused in the case is yet to be heard by the court.
It may be recalled here that Praveen Poojary (29) who was subject to brutal attack by activists of a Hindu outfit on August 17 night at Kenjur near Hebri had breathed his last the same night at a hospital in Brahmavar.
Another youth Akshay Devadiga was also attacked on the pretext that he and Praveen were engaged in smuggling cattle to slaughter house.
A total of 22 persons were arrested in connection with the case.