Delhi court to hear bail pleas of Ponty Chadha's men on Nov. 28

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 15:00 hrs

A Delhi court on Thursday said that it would hear the bail pleas of slain liquor baron Ponty Chadha's two employees on November 28.

The two were arrested for allegedly trespassing into a disputed farmhouse at Bijwasan in South West Delhi.

Vijay Kumar and Madan Rana, working as caretakers at Chadhas' farmhouse in Bijwasan, were arrested by the police on November 18 for allegedly entering into the farmhouse after breaking its locks and restraining its occupants wrongfully and for threatening them.

The police custody of the two was extended on Thursday by Metropolitan Magistrate Ruchika Singla till November 28.

The counsel for the two sought bail on the ground that they are innocent and there was no reason for them to tresspass into the farmhouse, which they had been guarding as its caretakers.

The counsel argued that the farmhouse is registered in the name of Ponty's wife and son.

Liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep Chadha were killed in a shootout at their Chhatarpaur farmhouse on November 17. (ANI)

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