TOI resident editor, scribe get anticipatory bailJune 6th, 2008 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 5 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday granted anticipatory bail to The Times Of India, Ahmedabad Resident Editor Bharat Desai and a special correspondent who are facing sedition charges filed by newly-appointed city Police Commissioner O.P. Mathur. Mathur filed three complaints against TOI’s Desai, Special Correspondent Prashant Dayal as well as a photographer of Gujarat Samachar.
The police commissioner felt offended after the two ran a series of articles portraying him in bad light imputing his underworld mafia links. The articles questioned Mathur’s integrity and said the city was not safe in his hands.