Why was bail granted to Varavara Rao only for 6 months? Bombay High Court
Bar & Bench / by Neha Joshi
The High Court noted that the February 2021 order granting temporary medical bail to Rao contained strong observations about the inadequate medical facilities at Taloja Jail.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday mused as to why Varavara Rao, accused in the Bhima Koregaon case, was only granted 6 months of bail despite its strong observations regarding medical conditions at Taloja prison [P Varavara Rao v. State of Maharashtra & Anr].
Varavara Rao’s medical bail extended till March 8
Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff
The Bombay High Court also asked if the condition of Taloja jail, where Rao will be sent, has improved.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday extended the duration of activist Varavara Rao’s medical bail till March 8, reported PTI.
Interim protection for Varavara Rao extended until March 8
The Leaflet / by Sabah Gurmat
On Tuesday, the Bombay High Court heard a plea filed by poet and activist P. Varavara Rao – an accused in the Bhima Koregaon case – seeking extension of his interim bail and for being allowed to stay in Hyderabad while on bail. The division bench of Justices S.B. Shukre and G.A. Sanap decided to continue the hearing of arguments on March 8 and has granted interim protection from coercive action to Rao until then.
● Telugu, Wheelchair & Blanket: How Prison Broke Poet Varavara Rao (The Quint / Feb 2021)
● Varavara Rao’s Bail: Leading Newspapers Urge Courts to Protect the Fundamental Right to Liberty (The Leaflet / Feb 2021)