Justice S Ravindra Bhat recuses from hearing plea by Gautam Navlakha
Bar & Bench / by Debayan Roy
CJI UU Lalit said that the matter might be listed before a bench headed by Justice KM Joseph.
Justice S Ravindra Bhat of the Supreme Court on Monday recused from hearing a plea filed by Bhima Koregaon accused Gautam Navalakha seeking that he be placed under house arrest instead of being lodged in jail [Gautam Navlakha vs National Investigation Agency and anr].
SC judge recuses himself from hearing plea by activist Gautam Navlakha
Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff
The activist has demanded that he should be placed under house arrest instead of being lodged in prison.
A Supreme Court judge on Monday recused himself from hearing a petition filed by jailed activist Gautam Navlakha demanding that he should be placed under house arrest, Bar and Bench reported.
Gautam Navlakha appeal to be heard by Supreme Court on Monday
Bar & Bench / by Bar & Bench
… Navlakha has moved the top court against Bombay High Court judgment dismissing his plea to be transferred from Taloja Prison and placed under house arrest instead.
Navlakha, who is human rights activist and former Secretary of the People’s Union for Democratic Rights, was arrested in August 2018, but was initially placed under house arrest.
● Supreme Court directs trial court to expeditiously frame charges and decide discharge pleas (The Leaflet / Aug 2022)
● Bombay HC Judge Justice Revati Mohite Dere recuses from hearing plea by accused (Bar & Bench / June 2022)