Maverick TMC MLA Madan Mitra, who was granted bail earlier within the week, hummed songs and expressed gratitude to the judiciary on Sunday as he left the state-run SSKM hospital, the place he was lodged because the night time of his arrest by the CBI within the Narada sting tapes case. Household sources, nonetheless, mentioned that the MLA complained of uneasiness upon reaching dwelling and had to make use of an inhaler.
Mitra was arrested together with West Bengal ministers Subrata Mukherjee and Firhad Hakim and former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee on Could 17. A five-judge bench of the Calcutta Excessive Court docket on Could 28 granted interim bail to all 4 accused. The excessive court docket, as one of many situations for granting bail, directed them to not seem for any press interview or make public remarks in reference to the case.
“I am happy on being granted bail,” the MLA informed supporters assembled to greet him on his launch from the hospital, the place he was present process therapy for post-Covid problems and different illnesses, including that he will not be saying something on the Narada case. The TMC chief additional mentioned that he sought forgiveness from God for any “unknowingly done mistake” and insisted that he was prepared for penance.
Mitra hummed a music or two earlier than leaving for his Bhowanipore dwelling in an open jeep.