NIA Court rejects plea to bar Sadhvi Pragya from contesting Lok Sabha elections

Bar & Bench April 24 2019
Sadhvi Pragya

Omkar Gokhale

The Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court today refused to restrain Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, key accused in Malegaon Bomb Blast case, from contesting the Lok Sabha elections. 

Special Judge VS Padalkar rejected an application made by Nisar Ahmed Sayyad Bilal to bar Thakur from contesting the ongoing elections. Bilal is the father of one of the victims of the Malegaon Blasts.

Judge Padalkar, while dismissing Bilal’s application, said, 

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