Kolkata: A special court here granted interim bail to Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim, West Bengal Minister Subrata Mukherjee, MLA Madan Mitra and former city Mayor Sovan Chatterjee in connection with the Narada case on Monday.
They were all arrested earlier in the day after they were picked up from their respective homes early in the morning.
The episode sparked a political firestorm in West Bengal with Trinamool Congress supporters demonstrated on the roads.
News agency IBNS’ sources said that the CBI is likely to move to the High Court.
In a show of support, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee landed at the CBI office at Nizam Palace at around 10:50 am. Without talking with the media, the CM went inside and reportedly asked the CBI officials about why her lawmakers were arrested unlawfully.
Mamata, according to reports, had asked the CBI officials to arrest her too.