The Supreme Court on Monday granted interim bail to former Union Minister Sukh Ram, who surrendered before a trial court on Saturday to serve his three year sentence in the 1993 telecom scam case.
Former bureaucrat Runu Ghosh and Hyderabad-based businessman P. Rama Rao too were granted interim bail by the Supreme Court till January 16, when their pleas for regular bail in the case were slated for hearing.
A bench of justices P. Sathasivam and J. Chelameswar granted bail to them, saying the trial court will impose the requisite condition to its satisfaction for giving them the relief.
On the bail pleas by the trio, the Supreme Court also issued notices to the CBI and sought its reply by January 16.
Soon after reaching Tihar Jail on Saturday last, Sukh Ram had to be moved ICU of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital after doctors found his condition had deteriorated.