Bombay High Court allows NIA’s request to adjourn Mahesh Raut’s bail plea
The Leaflet / by Sarah Thanawala
The National Investigation Agency has sought the adjournment of Mahesh Raut’s bail plea on the ground that the newly appointed Additional Solicitor General of India is yet to assume office. The matter is posted for further hearing on August 7.
On Thursday, the division Bench of the Bombay High Court comprising Justices A.S. Gadkari and Shivkumar Dige allowed adjournment of hearing in the bail plea of forest rights activist Mahesh Raut.
ASG for Bombay High Court takes charge, seeks time to argue Elgar Parishad bail plea
India Today / by Vidya
Devang Vyas is currently the ASG for Gujarat High Court and has now assumed the additional role of ASG for the Bombay High Court for a duration of six months or more.
Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Devang Vyas on Thursday informed the Bombay High Court that he had just assumed charge and requested some time to prepare himself. As a result, he sought an adjournment for the hearing of the bail plea of Elgar Parishad accused Mahesh Raut… He also requested that the bail plea of Raut’s co-accused, Gautam Navlakha, be adjourned to another date.
● National Campaign to Defend Democracy: 5 Years of Unjust Incarceration under Fabricated Evidence (Counterview / July 2023)
● NIA opposes Mahesh Raut’s bail plea in Bombay HC (Indian Express / June 2023)
● Gadchiroli’s 300 Gram Sabhas Pass Resolution in Support of Activist Mahesh Raut (The Wire / Oct 2018)
● Mining In Gadchiroli – Building A Castle Of Injustices (Countercurrents / by Neema Pathak Broome and Mahesh Raut / June 2017)