Suspended IG Natarajan gets bail from High Court

The Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to suspended Inspector-General of Police PS Natarajan accused of rape.

india Updated: Dec 19, 2006 18:35 IST

The Jharkhand High Courton Tuesdaygranted bail to suspended Inspector-General of Police PS Natarajan accused of rape.

Justice RK Merethia allowed Natarajan's bail plea.

Natarajan had surrendered before a local court on December6 after being on the run for 15 months.

He was placed under suspension a day after two private news channels had on July 31, 2005, showed him in compromising positions with a tribal woman. The 1975 batch IPS officer had been in judicial remand ever since he surrendered on November 6.

The woman had filed an FIR charging Natarajan with rape.

First Published: Dec 19, 2006 18:35 IST