New Delhi: Malaysia’s 122 nationals, who had attended the Tablighi Jamat Markaz at Nizamuddin were granted bail on Tuesday (July 7) by a Delhi court.

They were chargesheeted for violating visa conditions, indulging in missionary activities illegally and violating government guidelines, issued in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

Gurmohina Kaur, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, granted relief to the foreigners after they furnished a personal bond of Rs 10,000 following the order.

After the accused persons made 'plea bargaining' guilty to the offence and prays for a lesser punishment and sought for early disposal of petition on July 8, a judge in an order stated, “Siddharth Malik, MM, South-East is directed to expedite the disposal of the plea bargaining applications moved on behalf of all the accused persons in view of the guidelines given by the High Court of Delhi.”

During the hearing process, no foreigner was let outside and all were staying at a hotel and appeared in court through video conferencing. Both the investigation officers and Malaysian High Commission identified all the attendees.