#Bail

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Anoop Kumar Gupta was arrested for VVIP Chopper scam (Photo Credits: Unsplash))

  • Delhi court on Monday granted bail to businessman Anoop Kumar Gupta in connection with a money laundering case
  • Special Judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to the accused, noting that the investigation will take time to complete
  • His companies had committed the offence of money laundering in proceeds of crime amounting USD 24,624,298

.Brooklyn, NY, USA
Accused sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell has denied that she recruited underage girls for her former partner, the disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein. (AFP Photo)

  • She was denied bail in July and then again in December
  • Maxwell remains in prison in Brooklyn, awaiting a trial due to start this summer
  • Maxwell faces up to 35 years in prison if convicted in the criminal case

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
NCB's plea against Showik Chakraborty is likely to be taken up for hearing on March 30. (Photo Credit: ANI)

  • The NCB has approached the Bombay High Court seeking cancellation of bail granted to Showik Chakraborty
  • Showik, brother of actor Rhea Chakraborty, has been charged in a drugs case
  • The actor was probed by the agency following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Partho Dasgupta is an accused in the Television Ratings Point (TRP) scam. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Partho Dasgupta has been granted bail on a bai bond of Rs 2 lakhs
  • On February 10, the government had said that no civilian was aware of the decision of abrogation of Jammu Kashmir's special status 
  • A leaked WhatsApp chat between Dasgupta and Republic TV owner Arnab Goswami was presented as part of a chargesheet by Mumbai Police

Peter Nygard says he fears he would contract COVID-19 in jail. (Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Nygard said he has not been getting proper nourishment or sleep in custody
  • The two-day bail hearing was originally scheduled for early January
  • Nygard faces nine charges, including racketeering and sex trafficking

.New York, NY, USA
Accused sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell has repeatedly denied all allegations. (AFP Photo)

  • Prosecutors told U.S. District Court in Manhattan that the charges against Maxwell are "incredibly serious"
  • Maxwell has been lodged in a Brooklyn jail since July
  • She faces up to 35 years in prison if found guilty

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Harsh Limbachiya granted bail. (PTI Photo)

  • Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa were booked under sections 20(b)(ii)(A)and 8(c) of the NDPS Act
  •  Under these sections, the punishment is six months to one year
  • NCB  conducted search at Singh's office and residence on Saturday as part of its probe into the alleged drug use in the entertainment industry