Anand Teltumbde & Vernon Gonsalves Move HC As They Came In Contact With VV Rao
Live Law / by Nitish Kashyap
Vernon Gonsalves and Anand Teltumbde, both accused in the Bhima Koregaon case and lodged at Taloja jail, have filed a writ petition before the Bombay High Court on Friday seeking directions to the State to be tested for Covid-19 as they came in close contact with co-accused Varavara Rao who was admitted to the Hospital after testing positive for the virus.
VERNON GONSALVES, ANAND TELTUMBDE ASK TO BE TESTED FOR COVID-19
Sabrangindia / by Sabrangindia
The jailed activists move Bombay High Court saying they were in close contact with poet Varavara Rao who recently tested positive.
In wake of 79-year-old activist poet Varavara Rao testing positive for Covid-19, two of his fellow inmates from Taloja Central Prison; activists Vernon Gonsalves and Anand Teltumbde have now moved Bombay High Court requesting that they too be tested as they were in close proximity of Rao.
+++ Update July 17 by The Real Anand Teltumbde: Mr. VV Raos case though listed today could not be heard due to lack of time. This now moves to Monday +++
N Venugopal, Mr. VV Rao’s nephew writes: