The Madras High Court Bench here on Friday granted anticipatory bail to former Minister Suba Thangavelan in an attempt to murder case registered against him and 16 others by Aruppukottai Town Police Station in Virudhunagar district on October 30.

Justice C. T. Selvam granted the advance bail on condition that he must appear before the investigating officer as and when required. In so far as the other accused were concerned, the judge ordered them to appear before the police station concerned daily until further orders.

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