New Delhi: Dec 19; Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi have got bail on personal bonds of Rs 50,000 each in connection with the National Herald case. All the other accused have also received bail in the case without any conditions. The next hearing in the case is scheduled for February 20, 2 pm. They have not been exempted from future personal appearances, but they can travel abroad.
The trial court had summoned them as accused, taking cognisance of the complaint by BJP leader Dr Subramanian Swamy against them for alleged cheating and misappropriation of funds in taking control of the now-defunct National Herald newspaper.