Jailed warden granted bail on health ground

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Nov 30: Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West, today ordered the release of Nongmaithem Jinnty, warden of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School, by executing a PR bond of Rs 1 lakh along with two sureties.
The order was passed after hearing the bail application filed by the warden through her counsel before the Court for releasing her on health grounds.
The Court went through the medical report submitted by the SP of Manipur Central Jail, Imphal, the case records and the bail application filed by the counsel, before allowing Jinnty to be let off on bail by executing the necessary PR bond.
It may be mentioned that out of five accused who were arrested in connection with the death of Ning-thoujam Babysana under mysterious circumstances inside the hostel of the school on July 18, a Single Bench of the Manipur High Court had granted bail to Pheiroijam Landhoni (founder cum Principal), her daughter Pheiroijam Romita (coordinator) on November 6, after furnishing PR bonds of Rs 1 lakh each before the Court of Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West II.
The High Court had also directed the CBI to take up the case within two months.
Recently, on November 27, the same Court had also ordered the release of Pheiroijam Robinson (junior administrator of the school) by executing a PR bond of Rs 2 lakh.
Notably, the mysterious death of Babysana sparked a public uproar in the State.