Allahabad HC grants bail to Noida politician Shrikant Tyagi
The Allahabad High Court on Monday granted bail to politician Shrikant Tyagi, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting and abusing a woman residing in a company in Noida in August this year.
Judge Surendra Singh granted Tyagi bail in the Gangsters Act case after his lawyer argued he had been falsely implicated in the case “due to police rivalry”. Tyagi has been languishing in prison since August 9.
”Having regard to the facts and circumstances of the case, the nature of the allegations and the seriousness of the offence, but without expressing an opinion on the merits of the case, this court is of the opinion that the petitioner is entitled to bail,’ ” Judge Singh said. Grand Omaxe company in Sector 93B of Noida after being challenged by her, he was also heard swearing at the woman, who objected to him installing plants in the communal area.
Following the controversy, the BJP had denied any connection to Tyagi, who had been at large for four days before being arrested and convicted under the Gangsters Act, among other charges.
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