Engineer’s suicide: Madras HC relaxes bail conditions of former Tamil Nadu minister

Engineer’s suicide: Madras HC relaxes bail conditions of former Tamil Nadu minister

MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Tuesday relaxed bail conditions of former Tamil Nadu agriculture minister S S (Agri) Krishnamoorthy, who is an accused in a case relating to the suicide of senior agriculture engineer S Muthukumarasamy.

The high court on June 3 granted conditional bail to him. According to the bail conditions, Krishnamoorthy, the Kalasapakkam MLA, should daily sign at the office of the deputy superintendent office, CB-CID, Chennai metro unit II, till further orders of the court.

Krishnamoorthy filed a petition in the court seeking to relax the bail conditions.

When his petition came up for hearing before Justice K Kalyanasundaram on Tuesday, his side said the petitioner had followed the conditions and prayed to relax them.

The judge accepted the request.

Muthukumarasamy committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at Thatchanallur on February 20 as he was allegedly under pressure from the former agriculture minister and his associates over the appointments of seven drivers in Tirunelveli.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Engineers-suicide-Madras-HC-relaxes-bail-conditions-of-former-Tamil-Nadu-minister/articleshow/47782719.cms

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