Lt. Col. Shrikant Prasad Purohit who was accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case was today released from the Taloja prison in neighbouring Navi Mumbai. After completing all the formalities the jail officials released him around 11 am. A team of Military Police and Quick Response Team of the Army escorted Purohit out of the jail. He was granted bail by the Supreme Court in the 2008 Malegaon blast case two days ago.
Lt. Col Purohit released from Taloja jail after 9 years August 23, 2017