Violence at Posco Site on December 14, 2011
Violence at Posco Site on December 14, 2011
Cuttack: Bapi Sarkhel, the owner of the construction firm, engaged for building the controversial coastal road linking the port town with the proposed Posco steel plant site who was arrested in December 23, 2011 in connection with a clash in the Posco project area on 14 th December, in Jagatsinghpur district after remaining behind the bars for two months was on Friday granted conditional bail by the High Court.

A single-judge bench of Justice S C Parija allowed Sarkhel’s bail application and directed the lower court to release him after imposing whatever conditions the magistrate felt appropriate.

He was produced before a Kujanga court on December 24 and has since been in judicial custody after being denied bail twice by the district court.