Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira
NIA opposes default bail plea in Bombay HC, cites embargo on review
Bar & Bench / by Neha Joshi
The NIA stated that the review petition filed by Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira is barred by law as they were seeking an alteration or review of the final judgment passed by the High Court.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has opposed the plea filed by three accused in the Bhima Koregaon case before the Bombay High Court seeking review of the judgment refusing them default bail [P Varavara Rao & Ors. v. State of Maharashtra & Anr.]
S.362 CrPC Puts An Embargo’: NIA Opposes Plea Filed By Bhima Koregaon Accused Seeking Review Of Bombay HC’s Judgement Refusing Default Bail
Live Law / by Sharmeen Hakim
The National Investigation Agency has sought dismissal of the application filed by Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira seeking bail and factual corrections in the Bombay High Court’s order refusing them default bail.
In their reply tendered to the Bombay High Court, the agency cited the embargo under section 362 of CrPC to alter or review judgements once a petition is decided on merits.