Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Wednesday granted anticipatory bail to BJP’s Satyabadi MLA candidate, Om Prakash Mishra, in connection with the EVM vandalism case.
This was informed by senior advocate Pitambar Acharya here today.
A complaint was lodged against Mishra for his alleged involvement in vandalising EVM and thrashing the Presiding Officer at booth no 78 in Birakishorepur village under Satyabadi police limits of Puri district during the third phase polls in Odisha on April 23.
On the basis of the complaint, Puri police had issued a lookout circular against Mishra. However, the Orissa HC today granted anticipatory bail to the MLA candidate.