Bhima Koregaon case: SC rejects NIA's request for Anand Teltumbde to be granted bail

Supreme Court dismisses petition for cancellation of bail granted to Anand Teltumbde . Teltumbde was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in Bhima Koregaon case .

New Delhi (India), November 25 : The Supreme Court dismissed the National Investigation Agencys (NIA) petition for the cancellation of bail granted to Dalit rights activist and scholar Anand Teltumbde, who was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in the Bhima Koregaon case on Friday.The court denied bail to Teltumbde on November 18, but it suspended the bail order for a week until the Supreme Court, according to the prosecution agency in the case.When bailing Teltumbde, the Supreme Court made a prima facie finding that there was no reason to suspect him of terrorist activity.Additional Solicitor General (ASG), Aishwarya Bhat, asked NIA's Supreme Court, What is the purpose of bringing UAP(A) sections into action?You suggested that the IIT Madras event is meant to help Dalits mobilize.

Teltumbde surrendered to Mumbai's NIA office on April 14, 2020, according to a newspaper claiming his deep connection with the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist), which resulted in violence at Koregaon Bhima village near Pune in 2018.He has been sentenced to the Taloja Central Prison for alleged links to the banned CPI (Maoists), according to Teltumbde, an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) graduate who taught at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

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