Bombay High Court Grants Bail To Bhima Koregaon Accused Anand Teltumbde
Live Law / by Sharmeen Hakim
The Bombay High Court on Friday granted bail to former IIT professor and Dalit scholar Prof. Anand Teltumbde, booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in the Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad case.
The court observed that prima facie offences under sections 13 (Punishment for unlawful activities), 16 (punishment for for terrorist act) and 18 (punishment for conspiracy) of the UAPA were not made out and only section 38 and 39 (membership and support to a terrorist were made out.
Bombay High Court Grants Bail to Anand Teltumbde in Elgar Parishad Case
The Wire / by The Wire Staff
The court has stayed the order for one week to allow the NIA to approach the Supreme Court and appeal the decision.
The Bombay high court on Friday (November 18) granted bail to scholar Anand Teltumbde, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case. Seventy-three-year-old Teltumbde has been in Mumbai’s Taloja Central Prison since his arrest on April 14, 2020.
Bombay High Court grants bail to Anand Teltumbde
Bar & Bench / by Neha Joshi
A bench of Justices AS Gadkari and Milind Jadhav pronounced the verdict today after extensively hearing the application.
The Bombay High Court on Friday granted bail to Dalit rights activist and scholar Anand Teltumbde presently detained in Taloja Central Prison since 2020 for his alleged role in the Bhima Koregaon violence of 2018.
A bench of Justices AS Gadkari and Milind Jadhav pronounced the verdict today after extensively hearing the application and reserving its order last week.
Bombay HC grants bail to Dr. Anand Teltumbde
The Leaflet / by Sarah Thanawala
The operation of the bail order is, however, directed to remain in suspension for a week to enable the NIA to appeal.
On Friday, a division bench of the Bombay High Court comprising Justices A.S. Gadkari and Milind N. Jadhav granted bail to Dr. Anand Teltumbde, the 71-year-old Dalit scholar, academic and activist charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for allegedly being a senior member of the banned organisation, the Communist Party of India (Maoist) (‘CPI (Maoist)’). He is currently lodged at Taloja Central Jail, Navi Mumbai and is awaiting trial.