Bombay High Court Reserves Judgment In Sudha Bharadwaj’s Plea For Default Bail
Live Law / by Sharmeen Hakim
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on lawyer-activist Sudha Bharadwaj’s default bail plea in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon – Elgar Parishad caste violence case.
Justices SS Shinde and NJ Jamadar heard Bharadwaj’s plea filed under sections 439, 482 and 167(2)(a)(i) of the Criminal Procedure Code read with section 43 D(2)of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.
The bench had earlier observed that the HC’s records were consistent with Bharadwaj’s RTI documents demonstrating that the Pune Judge was not notified as a Special Court under the NIA Act.
Bombay HC reserves order in Sudha Bharadwaj default bail plea
Bar & Bench/ by Neha Joshi
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict in the petition filed by lawyer and Bhima Koregaon accused Sudha Bharadwaj seeking default bail under Code of Criminal Procedure.
Bharadwaj had approached the High Court assailing two orders passed by Pune Sessions Judges on the ground that they had no jurisdiction to pass orders in the case.
Five reasons why NIA is opposing Sudha Bharadwaj’s default bail plea in Bombay HC
Bar & Bench / by Neha Joshi
Additional Solicitor General appearing for the NIA made his submissions before Bench of Justices SS Shinde and NJ Jamadar opposing the default bail plea.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has opposed the default bail application filed by Bhima Koregaon accused Sudha Bharadwaj (Sudha Bharadwaj v. State of Maharashtra & Anr).
Bharadwaj had moved the High Court challenging two orders passed by Pune Sessions Judges KD Vadane and RM Pande on the ground that they had no jurisdiction to pass orders in the case.