Anand, Gujarat, Sept 13 (UNI) A local court today granted bail to BJP MLA Dilip Manibhai Patel in connection with a kidnapping and assault case.
Chief Judicial Magistrate R M Desai ordered release of Mr Patel, arrested for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping and assault case of 2003, on a personal bond of Rs 25,000.
Mr Patel was charged with kidnapping a builder, Mithilesh Amin, and local Congress leader, Ulash Patel, and later physically assaulting them at the nearby Vallabh Vidhyanagar town.
The court also ordered Mr Patel to register his presence in Vallabh Vidhyanagar police station on first and fifth of every month. He was also directed not not leave the country without taking prior permission from the designated court.
Mr Patel had surrendered to the police at Vallabh Vidhyanagar this morning.