District and Sessions Judge Jayasankaran has granted advance bail to Sakthivel, owner of the field in which the deathly borewell is located in Aravakurichi area of Karur district.

Seven-year-old Muthulakshmi accidentally fell into the borewell and died a few days ago.

Hearing the bail petition moved on behalf of Sakthivel belonging to Sooripaali near Aravakurichi, the judge ruled that the applicant must surrender himself before the Judicial Magistrate II here and furnish a personal bond of Rs. 10,000 besides producing surety of two eligible persons.

Also, he should report daily to the JM II Court and sign the attendance there, the Judge ruled, while granting the bail.