VV Rao, Feb 2022
Bombay HC asks NIA to respond to Varavara Rao’s plea for permanent bail, extends medical bail to March 21
The Leaflet / by The Leaflet
The High Court asked the NIA why the agency thought that now was the right time to challenge Rao’s medical bail, after having not challenged it earlier.
On Tuesday, the Bombay High Court while continuing the hearing for extension of Bhima Koregaon-accused activist P. Varavara Rao’s medical bail, asked the National Investigation Agency [NIA] to respond to his plea for permanent bail within two weeks.
Bombay High Court seeks NIA response in permanent bail of Varavara Rao
Bar & Bench / by Neha Joshi
“Why can’t Rao be considered for permanent bail when there is a finding that placing him in custody is incompatible with his health condition,” a Bench of Justices SB Shukre and GA Sanap asked NIA.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday sought the response of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and State prison authorities on the permanent bail application filed by Bhima Koregaon accused Varavara Rao.