Crime

Orissa HC grants bail to former BJD Deogarh MLA

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court today granted bail to former BJD MLA of Deogarh Sanjeev Kumar Pradhan, who was arrested by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on the charges of embezzling money meant for compensation to the villagers displaced by the Rengali Dam project.

The court granted him bail in lieu of Rs 5 lakh as bail bond and one surety.
On October 10, Pradhan was arrested by the EOW on charges of fraudulently, taking money from people evicted by the Rengali Multipurpose project in Sambalpur district.

He was accused of misappropriating Rs 27 lakh meant for villagers displaced by Rengali dam project.

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