How lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj got bail after three years in jail / The Story of Her Incarceration
Scroll.in / by Umang Poddar
Still, it will take a week for her to be freed.
On Wednesday, a two-judge bench of the Bombay High Court granted bail to Sudha Bharadwaj, an activist-lawyer who has been jailed since August 2018 in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case.
However, she will have to wait for a week until December 8 to appear before a special judge of the National Investigation Agency Court in Mumbai, who will decide the terms of the bail.
Video: The Story of Sudha Bharadwaj’s Incarceration
en | 6:41min | 2021
By The Quint
Arrested on 28 August 2018, Bharadwaj has been in pre-trial detention for over three years.
Sudha Bharadwaj, a human rights lawyer, defending India’s indigenous communities, and a protector of worker’s rights, had been serving pre-trial detention since August 2018, until the Bombay High Court accepted her bail plea on 1 December.