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Calcutta High Court grants bail to journalist Santu Pan who was arrested in Sandeshkhali

The court also ordered a stay on further proceedings in the case registered against Santu Pan at Sandeshkhali police station

PTI Calcutta Published 22.02.24, 02:04 PM
Santu Pan, a journalist associated with Republic TV was captured by the state police on February 19, 2024 while reporting live from Sandeshkhali

Santu Pan, a journalist associated with Republic TV was captured by the state police on February 19, 2024 while reporting live from Sandeshkhali File photo

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday granted bail to a television journalist, who was arrested by the West Bengal Police in the restive Sandeshkhali area.

The court also ordered a stay on further proceedings in the case registered against Santu Pan at Sandeshkhali police station.

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Justice Kausik Chanda granted bail to the journalist, who works for Republic Bangla, on a petition moved by him.

Police arrested Pan on Monday from Sandeshkhali. He was remanded to police custody for three days by a local court in North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday.

Pan was arrested on the basis of a complaint by a woman alleging that he had trespassed into her house.

Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.

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