Kolkata: West Bengal
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Akash Banerjee has been granted
bail in the case of assaulting a traffic constable in Kolkata. A Kolkata
court granted Akash bail on a personal bond of Rs 1,000. Akash has been
asked to appear in court on August 16.
Akash Banerjee was arrested on Wednesday by police for slapping a police
officer on duty. Apparently, the arrest was made on the chief minister's
instructions. He had to spend yesterday might in jail after an Alipore
court ordered him to judicial custody till March 2.