Saradha accused Madan Mitra gets bail

Saradha accused Madan Mitra gets bail

Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Former West Bengal minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra was on Friday granted bail by a court here, over 21 months after his arrest in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam.

Mitra was behind bars since his arrest on December 12, 2014, except for a brief period in October 2015 when he was granted bail by a lower court. The relief was subsequently cancelled by the Calcutta High Court.

The court of Chief judicial Magistrate Alipore granted him bail on twin bonds of Rs 15 lakh each.

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