JNU row: Kanhaiya Kumar gets interim bail for 6 months

New Delhi (PTI): The Delhi High Court has granted interim bail to JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar in the sedition case on Wednesday.

The HC told Kumar to co-operate in the police investigation and has to present himself before the investigators as and when required.

A bench of Justice Pratibha Rani asked him to furnish a personal bond of Rs 10,000 and a surety of like amount.

Earlier on Tuesday, Justice Pratibha Rani had reserved the order after over three hours of hearing on the bail plea of Kanhaiya, who is accused of raising anti-India slogans inside JNU campus during an event organised on February 9.      He was arrested on February 12 in the case which was registered under sections 124 A (sedition) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC.      According to the police, a group of students had on February 9 held an event in the campus and allegedly shouted slogans against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Guru Afzal.