Home stay attack: Court grants bail to main accused trio

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(Vinobha KT/ TNN)

MANGALORE: The Second Additional District Sessions Court has granted bail to Subhash Padil, Ganesh alias Kati Munna and Manu alias Manoj Shetty, the prime accused in the infamous Mangalore home stay attack case.

Judge MG Uma granted bail to the accused. It may be recalled that 17 accused in the case were granted bail on July 25. Police had arrested 38 out of 44 accused including Kasturi Newz reporter Naveen Soorinje and local TV channel reporter Sharan in connection with the attack that took place at Morning Mist home stay at Padil in the outskirts of the city on July 28, 2012.

Court had granted bail to 11 accused and they were released on July 17. In all, 35 out of 38 including Naveen and Sharan were released on bail at various occasions. It may be recalled that the state government had decided to withdraw charge sheet filed against Naveen in the case.

The city police is yet to nab six accused in the case. Manoj (23), a resident of Kandavarapadavu near Gurupur-Kaikamba, was arrested on July 21.


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