Coimbatore, Feb 20 (PTI) Suspended Bharathiar University Vice-Chancellor A Ganapathy, who was arrested on graft charges, today filed a bail plea before the Special Court for Prevention of Corruption Act here. Also Read - Court rejects bail plea of suspended V-C again
Special Judge John Mino posted the plea for hearing to February 22. Also Read - Suspended VC's judicial custody extended till March 2
This is the second bail plea filed by Ganapathy. Also Read - 5 day RPT 5 day custody of suspended Bharathiar VC granted to police
The court had earlier denied bail to him.
Ganapathy was arrested on February 3 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 February 12.
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