A Delhi court on Thursday provided bail to Asees Singh Chadha, who was arrested by the police after his moving fast Bentley rammed into an autorickshaw destroying a foreign national and leaving three persons wounded in Lutyen’s Delhi.
Additional Sessions Judge Sudesh Kumar granted relief to Chadha on offering a bail bond of Rs 2 lakh and two sureties of the like amount.
A magisterial court had on Wednesday removed his bail plea.
A 51-year-old Turkmenistan national Gulshat Alijanova was killed while three persons — Raghubir Singh , the auto-driver and a resident of Sangam Vihar, and Turkmenistan nationals Alma Gul Atayeba (33) and Gulia Yyam (55)–were critically wounded on Monday after the accident.
A case was applied against Chadha under section 279 (rash driving) and 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder, punishable with life imprisonment) of the Indian Penal Code, the police had proclaimed.
Chadha is a nephew of business tycoon Ponty Chadha, who was killed including his brother in 2012 after either side started out fired at each other.