Gujarat Assembly Polls: MLA Jignesh Mevani granted bail

News Desk: Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani has been granted bail on Friday by a sessions court in Assam’s Barpeta.

After being granted bail in a “defamatory” tweet case last Monday, Mevani was rearrested for a allegedly assaulting a public servant and outraging a woman’s modesty and was remanded in five days police custody.

His counsel Angshuman Bora said “The bail has been granted against a personal bond of Rs 1000. Some formalities are left. So he will be released tomorrow”. A formal order is yet to be issued.