Suspended VC's bail plea posted for 22 February

By PTI Published on Feb 21, 2018 12:42 PM IST

Coimbatore: Suspended Bharathiar University Vice-Chancellor A Ganapathy, who was arrested on graft charges, yesterday filed a bail plea before the Special Court for Prevention of Corruption Act here.

Special Judge John Mino posted the plea for hearing to 22 February. This is the second bail plea filed by Ganapathy. The court had earlier denied bail to him. Ganapathy was arrested on 3 February for allegedly accepting Rs 30 lakh as bribe from an aspirant for the post of an assistant professor.

He is lodged in the central jail along with chemistry professor Dharmaraj who allegedly brokered the deal. The court had earlier denied bail to Dharmaraj also. It had granted police five day custody of Ganapathy on 12 February.