News: Agencies, Pics: Rons Bantwal
KALYAN, Oct 22: MNS chief Raj Thackeray, who was arrested on Tuesday and spent a day in police custody, is to return home after he was granted bail on Wednesday by a court here in one case and interim relief in another.
The Thane police produced Raj before a magistrate's court in Kalyan on Wednesday where he was granted bail on payment of Rs 15,000.
The Government Railway Police had sought the custody of Thackeray in connection with a destruction of property case registered at Kalyan but Thackeray's lawyers said they had sought anticipatory bail in the same case at the Kalyan sessions court.
The magistrate's court granted Thackeray interim relief until October 24 in the GRP case and ordered him to pay a bail amount of Rs 25,000, Raj's lawyer Sayaji Nagre said.
Soon after the court's order Thackeray left for home with his wife and supporters.