The Kurseong Additional Session’s District court today granted bail to Kalyan Dewan, an executive GTA member, who was arrested and jailed for his alleged involvement in torching the vehicle of Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) activists near Goethal’s Siding, in Kurseong. Dewan is to be released from the Jail today.
Dewan, was granted bail for the case under section 376 of IPC (attacking with sharp weapons) by Additional District & Session Judge Tarak Nath Bhagat. He was indicted under various cases including section 147/148/149/323/324/506 and 326 of IPC.
He had already been granted bail on different cases previously, except the said case on which he obtained bail today with a bail amount of Rs. 3000 and registered surety. Dewan was arrested on 12 August 2013, during the third phase of Gorkhaland agitation. (EOIC)