Calcutta HC grants bail to Journalist Arrested in Sandeshkhali

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday granted bail to a television journalist, who was arrested by the West Bengal Police in the restive Sandeshkhali area.

The court also ordered a stay on further proceedings in the case registered against Santu Pan at Sandeshkhali police station.

Justice Kausik Chanda granted bail to the journalist, who works for Republic Bangla, on a petition moved by him.

Police arrested Pan on Monday from Sandeshkhali. He was remanded to police custody for three days by a local court in North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday.

Pan was arrested on the basis of a complaint by a woman alleging that he had trespassed into her house.

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