The District and Sessions Judge, Phulbani, S C Mohapatra on Tuesday granted conditional bail to Kui coordination committee secretary Lambodar Konhor.
Konhor was arrested on October 11 for allegedly misbehaving with ‘outside’ Sikhya Sahayak aspirants who had come for verification of certificates. Three cases were registered against him. Members of Kui Samaj had observed a bandh in Phulbani, Raikia and Daringbadi following his arrest. On Monday, they had submitted a memorandum to Collector B S Poonia demanding his unconditional release.
The conditional bail requires Konhor not to tamper with the evidences, commit any offence till submission of the chargesheet in the cases and maintain peace
in the district. He has been asked to submit an undertaking before the SDJM, Phulbani, for maintaining peace in Kandhamal
Besides, he has been asked to furnish a solvent security of ` 10,000.
Sources said Konhor would be released from jail on Wednesday once the bail bond is furnished.