Patnagarh Parcel Bomb Tragedy: Punjilal Moves Orissa HC For Bail

**Cuttack:** In the infamous Patnagarh parcel bomb case, the mastermind Punjilal Meher has moved the Orissa High Court here seeking bail. His bail plea was earlier rejected by the Court of Additional District Judge (ADJ), Bolangir on June 1.

Notably, Punjilal had planned and executed the parcel bomb crime single-handedly in which newly married techie Soumya Sekhar Sahu and his grandmother were killed. His wife Reema got seriously injured.

Punjilal had nurtured a deep vengeance against Soumya’s mother who was promoted to the post of Principal of the college where he was teaching English. To take revenge against her, Punjilal had decided to destroy her whole family.

The accused was arrested on April 25 by the Odisha Crime Branch and is currently at the Patnagarh Sub-Jail. The mastermind has been charged under IPC Sections 302 and 307.

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