BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya, who was arrested for thrashing a Municipal Corporation officer with a cricket bat in Indore, has been granted bail by the Bhopal Special Court on Saturday, Akash, son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, on Friday moved the special court that handles cases against legislators seeking bail.

On Wednesday, Akash was arrested after he attacked an official of the Indore Municipal Corporation with a cricket bat in full public view when a team of the corporation reached to demolish a dilapidated house.

Additional Sessions Judge Suresh Singh, special judge for cases against MPs and MLAs, granted bail to Akash, who was arrested on Wednesday on charges of assault and leading a protest without permission.

Rajendra Chaturvedi, in-charge of MG Road Police Station, said that the police team had gone to Azad Nagar District jail and the closed BJP MLA was formally booked in the case filed under Section 188 (Disobedience of the order of a government official