Varavara Rao moves Karnataka HC against non-bailable warrant in 2005 case
Gauri Lankesh News / by Gauri Lankesh News Desk
A lower court in Madhugiri district of Karnataka has issued summons to Varavara Rao in one of the cases dating back to 2005.
Last week a lower court in Karnataka issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Telugu poet Varavara Rao in connection with the 2005 police massacre case. In response to that his counsel has filed a petition before the Karnataka High Court pleading to set aside warrant.
… The police alleged that the provocative speeches of Rao and Gaddar resulted in the Naxal attack. While 22 persons who were facing similar charges were later acquitted but the case against these two people continued.
Madhugiri court issue non-bailable warrant against revolutionary poet Varavara Rao
The New Indian Express / by Espress News Service
The court, in its order on Thursday, has also forfeited the surety bond of Rs 50,000, said his counsel Nagi Reddy.
The fourth additional district and sessions court at Madhugiri in Tumakuru district recently issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against revolutionary poet Varavara Rao for not appearing before it in a case concerning the massacre of six KSRP men by Naxalites on February 6, 2005 at Venkatammanahalli of Pavagada taluk.
… Rao was booked as one of the accused with the charge that his speech in Bengaluru might have also played a role in Naxal retaliation.
Varavara Rao to move HC on non-bailable warrant
The Hindu / by Special Correspondent
Additional sessions court in Madhugiri issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) on Thursday to poet-activist Varavara Rao in connection with the Naxal attack case dating back to 2005. It issued the warrant for non-appearance before the court.