CHENNAI: Egmore Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court granted bail for Youtuber and political commentator ‘Savukku’ Shankar in four cases registered by the Cyber Crime wing of Chennai Central Crime Branch, on Thursday.
The court while granting bail also imposed conditions on Shankar preventing him from commenting on the cases and asked him to present himself before the investigators every day for 15 days.
It may be noted that the Supreme Court on November 11 suspended his six-month jail term imposed by the Madras high court for contempt of court.
But Shankar continued to be in jail as he was arrested by the cybercrime wing of CCB on November 10 over 4 cases registered in 2020 and 2021. The arrest intimation was served to Shankar by officers of the wing at the Cuddalore Central Prison.