Press Conference: Draconian Laws, State Impunity and the Illegal Arrests
Press Conference at Press Club of India, New Delhi on 2 February 2019.
NCHRO / by National Confederation of Human Rights Organisations
In blatant disregard to the order of the Supreme Court of India allowing Prof. Anand Teltumbde four weeks to approach the court for anticipatory bail, the Pune police arrested him from the Mumbai airport at the wee hours of 2 February 2019. Later in the day the Pune Sessions Court abiding by the SC order released Prof. Teltumbde and directed them to desist any action against him till 11 February 2019. The Campaign Against State Repression organised a press conference to denounce the malicious arrests of workers, lawyers and human rights defenders at the Press Club of India, New Delhi on 2 February 2019.