Bengaluru: Kannada tabloid ‘Hai Bengaluru’ editor Ravi Belagere, who was arrested by Bengaluru CCB Police on charges of hiring contract killers to eliminate his colleague Sunil Heggaravalli, was granted interim bail by a Bengaluru Sessions Court on Wednesday.
The Court granted bail considering Belagere’s poor health. The Sessions Court granted him bail with the conditions that he should not tamper with evidence or make attempts to influence witnesses and that he should appear whenever the investigating officer calls him. The conditions also include that he should not leave Bengaluru or the country and remain in contact with the Investigating Officer.
Belagere, who was arrested by CCB Police on Dec. 8, was remanded to judicial custody till Dec. 23.