On Monday, The Orissa High Court approved bail to Deepak Gupta for a total of three months. Deepak Gupta was accused to be a prime suspect in Uliburu mining scam case. The total worth of the project was 1,500 crore. According to the reports, Gupta was behind the bars since the 5th of September 2013. Over the years, his lawyers repeatedly tried for his bail and finally, the court granted it yesterday.
Statement of the Justice
The Justice SK Sahoo of Orissa High Court announced the hearing for the bail plea of Deepak Gupta. While approving the temporary bail to the prime accused of the Uliburu mining scam case, the Justice put forward some conditions. At first, he needs to provide a cash security worth of 1 crore from any state-owned bank.
Moreover, the penalty cash has to be in the form of fixed deposit. Apart from it, he also needs to furnish an amount of 2 crores for the bail bond. Alongside this, he will even need to present two solvent surety certifications as well. They will help him to meet the court’s deemed terms and conditions.
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The conditions of the Gupta’s temporary bail plea do not end here. Apart from the aforementioned ones, Gupta also needs to disclose the place to the government where he will reside in these 3 months. Moreover, he will also have to share his contact details as well as the mail ID to the depart of Vigilance.
In addition, he could not leave the trial court’s regional jurisdiction. If he wants to do that, then he would need to take prior permission. In fact, if he possesses a passport, he has to surrender it to the trial court. In case, he does not own a passport, he will need to lodge an affidavit. Before this, the Orrisa HC rejected his 5 bail appeals.