Bombay HC rejects Hany Babu’s bail plea: ‘Prime facie conspired and abetted terrorist act’
The Indian Express / Omkar Gokhale
Babu was arrested by the NIA in 2020 for being “actively involved” with banned CPI (Maoist) and booked under charges, including criminal conspiracy and under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
The Bombay High Court Monday turned down an appeal filed by Elgaar Parishad case accused and former Delhi University associate professor Hany Babu, challenging the rejection of his bail plea by a special NIA court. The court had concluded the hearing on Babu’s plea on August 29 before reserving its verdict.
Bombay High Court Refuses Bail To DU Professor Hany Babu In Elgar Parishad Case [read judgment]
Live Law / by Sharmeen Hakim
Delhi University Professor Hany Babu mobilising rallies and co-ordinating the defence of convicted professor GN Saibaba was not just helping a fellow academic, but prima facie following a leftist handbook, the Bombay High Court said in its order refusing him bail.
Prof Babu was arrested by the National Investigating Agency on July 28, 2020 in the Bhima Koregaon – Elgar Parishad larger conspiracy case.
he court relied on a “Secrecy Handbook” allegedly recovered from Babu on setting up a secret network and avoiding surveillance, which explicitly states that “if one comrade is arrested, other comrades must do everything to help…by providing legal representation, publicity and organising protest.”
Bombay HC refuses bail to DU professor Hany Babu
Bar & Bench / by Neha Joshi
A bench of Justices Nitin Jamdar and NR Borkar rendered the verdict today in an appeal filed by Babu challenging an order of the Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court rejecting his bail application.
The Bombay High Court on Monday rejected the regular bail application filed by Delhi University professor Hany Babu, one of the accused in the Bhima Koregaon riots case of 2018.
Bombay HC Denies Bail to Hany Babu in Elgar Parishad Case, Upholds Trial Court Verdict
The Wire / by The Wire Staff
The National Investigation Agency has accused Babu of being a “co-conspirator” in propagating Maoist activities and ideology on the instructions of leaders of the banned CPI (Maoist).
Bombay high court on Monday, September 19, rejected the bail plea filed by Delhi University’s associate professor Hany Babu, who is an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case.
A division bench of Justices N. M. Jamdar and N.R. Borkar upheld the earlier ruling of a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court, which had denied him bail.
● Profile of Hanybabu Musaliyarveetil Tharayil – Associate Professor of linguistics at Delhi University, anti-caste scholar and social activist arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case. (By Prisoners of Sconscience India)
● The unravelling of a conspiracy: were the 16 charged with plotting to kill India’s prime minister framed? (The Guardian / Aug 2021)