Pune the courtroom rejects activist Gautam Navlakha’s bail plea A periods court here on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of activist Gautam Navlakha in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links circumstance. The court also refused to prolong the protection from arrest given to him through the Supreme Court.
Navlakha got relocated the classes court here on November 5 to find anticipatory bail. In accordance with Pune Police, “inflammation related” speeches and “provocative” statements produced on the Elgar Parishad conclave kept here on December 31 and 2017, triggered caste violence at Koregaon Bhima in the district on January 1, 2018.
The police alleged that this conclave was backed by Maoists. During further probe, it arrested ten Left-leaning activists including Sudha Bharadwaj and Varavara Rao, accusing them of obtaining backlinks with Naxals. Navlakha was called as accused but was not arrested.
After the Bombay Substantial Court disregarded his plea looking for quashing of the situation, Navlakha relocated the Supreme Courtroom which given him interim protection from arrest and said he could look for anticipatory bail through the nearby courtroom. Navlakha and also the other accused are facing a case beneath the Unlawful Routines Prevention Take action (UAPA).