Balangir: The main accused of Patnagarh gift parcel bomb blast Punjilal Meher, who had been granted an interim bail on Wednesday by High Court to attend the last rituals of his mother was released from Balangir Jail today.

On Wednesday while granting the interim bail to Meher for four days against two sureties of Rs 50,000, Justice SK Sahoo imposed restrictions on his interaction with newsmen. Punjilal’s mother Indumati passed away on January 10, post which he appeal parole from the court to perform last rites. On January 12 he was taken from Balangir jail to Patnagarh amidst security to perform cremation of his mother.