BHOPAL : Premchandra Prasad, former personal assistant to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and his daughter Ankita Kumari were given anticipatory bail on Saturday. Prasad’s anticipatory bail plea was pending in the court of ADJ Ramkumar Chaubey. STF had opposed the plea stating that it will send a wrong message.Advocate GS Gupta, who appeared on behalf of Prasad, said, “We had applied for anticipatory bail in the court of ADJ Ramkumar Chaubey. Bail has been granted on personal bond of Rs 50,000 with the condition to cooperate STF in investigation”.

However, anticipatory bail pleas of other bigwigs like DIG RK Shivhare, CSP Rakshpal Singh Yadav, Congress leader Sanjiv Saxena, Dr Ajay Mehta, Dr Vinod Bhandari, OP Shukla, OSD to former minister Laxmikant Sharma, Dhandraj Yadav, OSD to Governor and Vyapam officials—Pankaj Trivedi, Nitin Mahindra, Ajay Sen, CK Mishra were rejected. Even interim bail of Dr Vinod Bhandari was rejected. Bhandari had demanded interim bail to attend his son marriage.

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