Varavara Rao need not surrender before jail officials until October 28, says HC
Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff
The Bombay High Court will hear Rao’s plea seeking extension of his medical bail for another six months on October 26.
Poet Varavara Rao need not surrender before the Taloja Jail authorities in Navi Mumbai until October 28, the Bombay High Court said on Tuesday, PTI reported.
Bombay HC extends time to surrender for Varavara Rao
The Indian Express / by Express News Service
The octogenarian, arrested in the Elgaar Parishad case in 2018, was granted medical bail by the HC on February 22 for six months.
The Bombay High Court on Thursday extended till October 28 the time to surrender for Elgar Parishad accused Varavara Rao, who has sought extension of his medical bail and permission to shift to his residence at Hyderabad in Telangana, citing ill health and high expenses in Mumbai.
Live Law (Oct 14):
+++ Bombay High Court will shortly hear Telugu poet PV #VaravaraRao(81)’s plea to extend the medical bail granted to him, in February, 2021.
He has also sought relaxation of his bail condition so that he can leave Mumbai and live at home in #Hyderabad +++
+++ Hearing before Justices Nitin Jamdar and Sarang Kotwal
Sr Adv Anand Grover for Rao ASG Anil Singh for NIA +++
+++ Hearing begins +++
+++ Justice Jamdar – We can take it up sometime in the next week.
Desai requests for a Friday hearing.
J Jamdar – Adjourned to 26th. Time to surrender till 28th +++