Supreme Court to hear Varavara Rao’s plea for permanent medical bail on August 10; he is not required to surrender until further orders
The Leaflet / by Sarah Thanawala
Decks are cleared for the Supreme Court’s final hearing in the matter with the issue of formal notice to NIA.
The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, issued a notice to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on a petition filed by activist, poet, and teacher, P.V. Varavara Rao, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad case, against the Bombay High Court’s order refusing him a permanent medical bail.
Supreme Court Posts Varavara Rao’s Bail Plea For Final Hearing On August 10; Interim Bail Extended
Live Law / by Rintu Mariam Biju
The Supreme Court on Tuesday posted the regular bail plea of Telugu poet and Bhima Koregaon – Elgar Parishad accused P Varavara Rao on medical grounds for final hearing on August 10.
While doing so, a Bench comprising Justices UU Lalit, Ravindra Bhat and Sudhanshu Dhulia also formally issued notice, seeking the response of the National Investigation Authority.
“Considering the nature of controversy of the matter, the matter shall be disposed of in the next occasion. Since we had not issued notice earlier, issue notice, returnable on August 10, 2022.”
SC extends Varavara Rao’s interim bail till further orders, issues notice to NIA
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The court also said that it will hear the activist’s plea for permanent medical bail for the final time on August 10.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the National Investigation Agency in connection with a plea filed by activist Varavara Rao seeking permanent bail on medical grounds, PTI reported.
A bench headed by Justices UU Lalit, Ravindra Bhat and Sudhanshu Dhulia also extended Rao’s interim bail till further orders.