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Mumbai News Live Updates: NCP’s Jitendra Awhad granted anticipatory bail in molestation case – The Indian Express

NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad. (File photo)

Mumbai News Today Live Updates, Jitendra Awhad: The Thane Sessions Court Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to NCP MLA and former cabinet minister Jitendra Awhad in connection to a molestation case registered Sunday night. Among the bail conditions set for Awhad, who had earlier planned to resign as a legislator after the FIR, include not interfering with the case. The bail was granted on furnishing a bond of Rs 15,000.

Supporters of NCP’s Jitendra Awhad have been holding protests out the Mumbra police station after a molestation case was filed against the leader by a BJP party worker on Sunday night. Supporters have been flocking the police station area and many shops too in Mumbra have been reportedly shut.

Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Vidarbha on Tuesday morning. Yesterday, he slammed the Narendra Modi-led Central government over the introduction of the Agnipath scheme, and said that the scheme will weaken the armed forces.

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