Supreme Court to hear on Nov 9 Navlakha’s plea seeking house arrest
Supreme Court directs parties to inspect Gautam Navlakha’s medical reports
The Leaflet / by The Leaflet
As the Supreme Court is set to hear Navlakha’s plea for house arrest to facilitate his medical treatment, his latest medical reports assume significance.
ON Thursday, in Gautam Navlakha versus National Investigation Agency and Anr., a division bench of the Supreme Court, comprising Justices K.M. Joseph and Hrishikesh Roy, permitted the parties to inspect Navlakha’s medical reports sent by Jaslok Hospital, where he was taken for urgent medical examinations.
Seventy-year old journalist and human rights activist Navlakha, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad case, is charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, and is awaiting trial.
SC allows NIA to inspect health reports of activist Gautam Navlakha
Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff
The court had ordered the authorities to admit the activist to a hospital while hearing his plea to be placed under house arrest.
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the National Investigation Agency and other parties to the Bhima Koregaon case to inspect the health reports of activist Gautam Navlakha, reported Live Law.
The Supreme Court is hearing the activist’s petition seeking to to be placed under house arrest. Navlakha has cited his ill health and poor facilities at the Taloja Jail as reasons for his demand.
… The court adjourned the matter till November 9.
Supreme Court Allows Parties To Inspect Hospital Reports On Bhima Koregaon Case Accused Gautam Navlakha’s Health Status
Live Law / by Rintu Mariam Biju
The Supreme Court of India on Friday allowed the parties to inspect the reports filed by the hospital regarding Bhima Koregaon case accused, Gautam Navlakha’s health status.
On September 29, the Supreme Court had directed for Navlakha to be taken to a hospital of choice for a thorough medical check-up after Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal argued that he had many health complications. The Hospital was also asked to submit a report to the Court based on the check-up.
A Bench of Justices KM Joseph and Hrishikesh Roy was considering a petition moved by Navlakha seeking transfer to house arrest.
SC to hear on Nov 9 Navlakha’s plea seeking house arrest
The Indian Express / by Express News Service
Navlakha, who was lodged in Taloja jail, had approached the SC challenging the Bombay High Court decision rejecting the prayer to place him under house arrest.
Deferring the hearing to November 9 on a plea by Gautam Navlakha, who is behind bars under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in the Bhima Koregaon case, seeking house arrest, the Supreme Court on Friday allowed the parties to inspect his medical reports submitted by the Jaslok Hospital where he was taken for a medical check-up.
● Stop Denying Political Prisoners the Right to Healthcare in Jails (Peoples Union for Democratic Rights / Sep 2022)