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telegraphindia.com 13 Sep, 2021 16:30 am

Elgar Parishad case: HC issues notice to NIA on Teltumbde's bail plea

Elgar Parishad case: HC issues notice to NIA on Teltumbde's bail plea
It has asked the investigating agency to file a reply to the petition filed by the activist

Elgaar Parishad case: HC issues notice to NIA on activist Anand Teltumbde's bail plea It has asked the investigating agency to file a reply to the petition filed by the activist Teltumbde has approached HC challenging the order of the special court denying him bail on merits in July this year.21, 06:08 PM The Bombay High Court on Monday issued a notice to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and directed it to file a reply to the bail plea of activist Anand Teltumbde, an accused in the Elgar Parishad Maoist links case.Advertisement A bench of Justices SS Shinde and NJ Jamadar directed the NIA to file its reply to Teltumbde's plea within three weeks.Teltumbde has approached HC challenging the order of the special court denying him bail on merits in July this year.

"Upon perusal of the documents, including the exchange of emails and the statements of the witnesses relied upon by the prosecution, and after cross-checking the truthfulness of the allegations made against the applicant, this court does not find that the accusations are inherently improbable or wholly unbelievable, the special court had said at the time.On July 12 this year, the special NIA court in the city had rejected Teltumbde's bail plea observing in its order that there existed a prima facie case against him under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

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