Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday granted bail to AMRI director RS Agarwal but rejected similar pleas of four other board members of the private hospital, where over 90 people suffocated to death in the December 9 fire tragedy.
A division bench, comprising Justice Asim Roy and Justice Tarun Gupta, granted the bail prayer of Agarwal and rejected those of RS Goenka, Manish Goenka, Prasant Goenka and Ravi Todi.
The division bench directed that the bail prayers of the four were being rejected at this stage but gave them liberty to move the court again after conclusion of the investigation into the fire.
The accused, charged with culpable homicide not amounting to murder, have been in custody for the last 70 days....more
06:18 PM, Feb 17, 2012