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Maran tele exchange case: HC grants bail to 3 accused

The Madras High Court on Monday granted bail to three persons arrested by CBI in connection with the illegal telephone exchange case against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran.

The petitioners S Kannan and K S Ravi, Chief technical Assistant and Electrician of SUNTV respectively, and V Gouthaman, the then Additional Private Secretary to Maran, approached the High Court after the CBI court twice dismissed their bail pleas since their arrest on January 21 last.

Justice P Devadoss directed Kannan and V Gowthaman to execute a personal bond for Rs 50,000 and two sureties of the like sum to the satisfaction of the CBI Special Judge.

The Judge directed Ravi to execute a personal bond of Rs 15,000 and two sureties of like amount.
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