5 days RPT, 5 days custody for ex-Bharathiyar VC

By PTI Published on Feb 13, 2018 10:55 AM IST

Coimbatore: A special Court here granted police five day RPT five day custody of suspended Bharathiar University Vice-Chancellor, A Ganapathy, arrested on graft charges on 3 February.

Both Ganapathy and a professor Dharmaraj, who allegedly brokered the deal, are presently lodged in Central jail here. When the case came up for hearing yesterday, special court jduge John Mino allowed DVAC five days RPT five days custody of Ganapathy for questioning.

The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption had filed the petition before the court on February 8, seeking five days custody of Ganapathy for further interrogation.

Ganapathy was arrested on February 3 for allegedly accepting Rs 30 lakh as bribe from an aspirant for the post of an assistant professor