Bhima Koregaon: "Custodial interrogation of Gautam Navlakha is necessary", Pune Court refuses anticipatory bail

Omkar Gokhale November 12 2019
Bhima Koregaon Gautam Navlakha

The Sessions Court in Pune today refused to grant anticipatory bail to activist Gautam Navlakha, accused in Bhima Koregaon case. The Court has also rejected Navlakha's application seeking a three-day extension from arrest.

Rejecting the anticipatory bail, the Court said that there is prima facie enough material to show Navlakha is not only a member of a banned organization (Communist Party of India- Maoist) but 'an active leader' as well.

The Court observed,

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