Special Court Rejects Arun Ferreira’s Plea For Copy Orders Authorising Email Interception By NIA
Live Law / by Sharmeen Hakim
A special NIA has rejected the application filed by lawyer Arun Ferreira, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad case, alleging that NIA illegally intercepted emails exchanged between him and co-accused Rona Wilson and used it as evidence. Ferreira had sought a copy of the order permitting the agency to intercept their emails.
The court however allowed accused lawyer Surendra Gadling’s plea against the obstruction by prison officials from receiving letters and personal communications sent by his wife and advocates to him at the prison.
Special court rejects Arun Ferreira’s plea against NIA
Free Press Journal / by Staff Reporter
A special court on Monday rejected an application by lawyer and accused in the Bhima Koregaon-Elgaar Parishad case, Arun Ferreira, in which he had claimed illegal interception by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of some emails, which it later used as evidence…
In a separate development, the court directed the Taloja prison authorities to hand over to lawyer and Ferreira’s co-accused Surendra Gadling his letters from his wife, which he complained were held back by it.
Plea of Elgaar Parishad accused for ‘order authorising email interception’ rejected
The Indian Express / by Express News Service
A special court rejected Arun Ferreira application after the NIA denied any illegal interception and said the emails were accessed using a password found on a device seized from Rona Wilson, another accused.
After the NIA denied Elgaar Parishad case accused Arun Ferreira’s allegation that some emails it had relied on as evidence had been illegally intercepted, a special court on Monday rejected his application for the investigative agency to provide “the competent authority’s order issued for intercepting emails”.