India rally driver Gaurav Gill granted bail by Jodhpur court

According to a statement, the court granted him bail after considering the circumstances which led to the accident during the 3rd round of INRC in Jodhpur.

Arjuna awardee Gaurav Gill (in picture) has been granted bail by a Jodhpur court.   -  M. Periasamy

India rally driver and Arjuna awardee Gaurav Gill has been granted bail by the Jodhpur court, his spokesperson confirmed.

Gill had been booked under section 304A of IPC by the investigation agency following an accident during the third round of the Indian National Rally Championships in Jodhpur in September.

The statement confirms that Gill presented himself before the court on Saturday, October 19, and after considering the factors and circumstances under which the accident took place, the court granted him bail.

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The statement clarifies that the investigating agency didn’t call upon Gill to make an in-person appearance until October 9.

The statement further reads: "He has been extending complete support and co-operation to all the concerned authorities since the beginning of investigation. He is deeply saddened by the unfortunate incident and continues to pray for the bereaved family."

Gill is set to return to rallying and is likely to take part in the fourth round of the National Rally Championships scheduled from November 1 to 3 in Kochi.