The Bombay High Court on Monday granted bail to P. Varavara Rao, one of the prime accused in Koregaon-Bhima case, on medical grounds for six months.

The bail order was passed by a division bench comprising Justice S. S. Shinde and Justice Manish Pitale in two separate matter pertaining to the 82-year-old ailing activist.

Rao, a revolutionary author and Left ideologue, was first arrested by Pune police on August 28, 2018, in connection with the case involving a conspiracy to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which he and his family have denied.

–IANS

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