Cuttack: In a big relief to industrialist and Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL) managing director Mahimananda Mishra aka Mahima Mishra, the Orissa High Court (HC) today granted conditional bail to him in two cases.
The court granted the bail in connection with Press Chhak bomb hurling and Paradeep Tarinigada firing cases against two sureties of Rs 1 lakh each. The HC also warned the accused not to influence any witness in this connection.
On September 21, 2013, some miscreants had opened fire and hurled bombs at lawyer Abhay Bhatt near Press Chhak in Cuttack. Similarly, In May, 2016, miscreants had opened fire at two youths at Tarinigada in Paradip. The OSL chief was arrested and sent to Choudwar jail in both the cases.
After rejecting his bail pleas for several times, the High Court today finally granted him bail.