New Delhi: A court in the national capital granted bail to Pinky Irani — allegedly an aide of multimillionaire conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar — in connection with Rs 200 crore money laundering case, reported news agency IANS.
According to Additional Sessions Judge Praveen Singh of Patiala House, the court does not find that there is any possibility of the accused tampering with the evidence.
“The accused, a woman of advanced age, therefore, once the investigation has been completed and the evidence, which is mostly documentary in nature, has been collected, I do not find that there is any possibility of accused applicant tampering with the evidence,” noted the bench.
“Considering the overall facts and circumstances, I find that no fruitful purpose will be served by keeping the accused in further custody,” the court said in its order on February 15. Accordingly, Irani was granted bail on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh with surety of the like amount.