Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Biju gets bail in defamation case

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a defamation case filed by Excise Minister K Babu against Bar Hotel Working Association president Biju Ramesh in connection with the bar bribery case, the latter appeared in the Ernakulam CJM court on Wednesday and secured bail.  

Biju Ramesh has alleged through the media that the minister was bribed Rs 10 crore for reducing the bar licence fee from Rs 30 lakh to Rs 23 lakh. He reiterated this again when he gave secret statements to the Magistrate.   

The minister had filed the defamation case against this allegation.

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