Delhi High Court grants interim bail to Sanjeev Nanda

March 6th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday granted a weeks interim bail to Sanjeev Nanda who is undergoing a five year jail term in connection with the BMW hit-and-run case.

Justice Kailash Gambhir granted a weeks interim bail to Nanda so that he could meet his 90-year-old ailing grandfather, former Naval Chief S. M. Nanda.

The court said that Sanjeev Nanda sentence would remain suspended for a week from the day of his release.

The Court had earlier, on December 19, granted three-week interim bail to Nanda.

The court convicted Nanda under the Section 304 (2) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), dealing with culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The law prescribes ten years imprisonment as maximum punishment.

The ten-year-old case involving Nanda, allegedly in an inebriated state is accused of mowing down seven people with his high speeding BMW car in the wee hours of January 10, 1999 in Lodhi Colony area. Six persons died on the spot while one survived. (ANI)

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