The Leaflet / By Nihalsing B Rathod
While there are many lapses, the malafide intentions of the police machinery at the behest of their political masters are writ large. Justice D Y Chandrachud was not at all mistaken to call Maharashtra police “untrustworthy” in this landmark dissenting judgment in the Bhima-Koregaon case.
Newslaundry / By Prateek Goyal
The primary evidence of the Pune police is a clutch of letters, but it’s subject to too many flaws.
Nine activists and lawyers have been arrested till date by the Pune police in the Koregaon-Bhima case. They’ve been termed “Maoists” by the police on the basis of some letters produced by the police—the credibility of which are questionable.
Asia Times / By Asia Times
The arrest of activists linked to the Bhima Koregaon violence continues amid fears case has been politicized.
The Bhima-Koregaon riots case in Maharashtra has taken multiple twists and turns over the past year, from arbitrary arrests to dubious evidence and delayed investigation to a conspiracy theory about a plot to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But recent developments show this has become a “state versus activists” case ahead of the election this year.
Huffington Post / By By Pavan Dahat
Dalit intellectual’s lawyer says the Pune Police is running down the clock on the 4 week reprieve granted to Teltumbe by the Supreme Court.
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NDTV / By NDTV
We examine the 5,000-page charge sheet filed against so-called ‘Urban Naxals’ to find more questions than answers.
By scroll.in / Mridula Chari & Shone Satheesh
Five workers, who barely earned enough to support their families, have been arrested on charges of funding the Maoists.
The Wire / By Sukanya Shantha
The statement attached to the chargesheet claims Sawant was not aware of the event’s agenda and that it was organised without the police’s permission.
Retired Supreme Court justice P.B. Sawant has alleged that the Pune rural police falsely attributed a statement to him in the recently filed chargesheet against five persons arrested in the Bhima Koregaon violence case.
Round Table India / By Degree Prasad Chouhan
The state is continuously trying to establish a fake connection between naxals and me. I have been targeted by the state and non-state actors because of my sustained activism and my work against the feudal society, where the marginalized communities are suppressed and evicted, deprived of their human rights. This is branding and stigmatisation of Human Rights Defenders in India.
LIVE LAW NEWS NETWORK / By Live Law News Network
Some Maoist leaders were conspiring to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and planned to procure arms and ammunition to wage a war against the country, Pune police claimed in its charge sheet filed in the Bhima Koregaon case filed Thursday.
Scroll.in / By Scroll Staff
The police have accused activist Rona Wilson, who was among the five arrested in June, of plotting to kill the prime minister.
The Pune Police on Thursday filed a chargesheet against five activists who were arresed in June for alleged Maoist links in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case, ANI reported.