By: LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK 2019-02-02T17:19:07+05:30 He was arrested today early morning on allegation of moaist links in relation to Bhima-Koregaon case. A Pune City Court has released scholar and civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde on bail today evening. The Pune Police arrested him from Mumbai airport around 3.30 AM today, despite a Supreme Court order which granted him interim protection from arrest for four weeks from January 14. The Court termed his arrest illegal and amounted to contempt of Supreme Court. "I have come to the conclusion that the arrest of accused-Anand Teltumbde made by Investigating Officer is against order by Hon'ble Apex Court in Special Leave Petition(Criminal) No.59/2019. Therefore, the impugned arrest of accused-Anand Teltumbde by investigating officer is illegal and also amounts to contempt of order of Hon'ble Apex Court", observed Special Judge K D Vadane of District and Sessions Court Pune, while ordering immediate release of Teltumbde. The judge … [Read more...] about Prof. Teltumbde’s Arrest ‘Illegal’: Pune Court Releases Him On Bail [Read Order]
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By: LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK 2019-02-02T17:19:07+05:30 A Pune City Court has released scholar and civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde on Bail, reports Indian Express The Pune Police arrested him from Mumbai airport around 3.30 AM today, despite a Supreme Court order which granted him interim protection from arrest for four weeks from January 14. The Court termed his arrest illegal. He is facing charges under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act(UAPA). The Pune police allege that the enquiry into Bhima-Koregaon violence which took place in January 1, 2018 revealed that Teltubmde had links with Maoist organizations. Yesterday, Pune District court rejected his application for pre-arrest bail.Additional sessions judge Kishor Vadane observed that an investigating officer has collected sufficient material against Teltumbde. "In my view, there is sufficient material collected by the investigating officer to show the involvement of the present accused in the alleged commission of the … [Read more...] about Prof. Teltumbde’s Arrest ‘Illegal’: Pune Court Releases Him On Bail
By: Ashok Kini 2019-02-02T06:39:43+05:30 Recap of everything that happened in the Supreme Court of India in the first month of the year 2019. Significant Rulings and Happenings Collegium Recommendations and ControversiesOn January 10, the Supreme Court Collegium recommended elevation of Justice Dinesh Maheswari and Justice Sanjiv Khanna to Supreme Court. This decision became controversial as it was in reversal of the previous decision taken on December 12, 2018, to recommend the elevation of Justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Rajendra Menon, Chief Justices of Rajasthan and Delhi High Courts, respectively. Some former Judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts, including former CJI Justice RM Lodha, Justice AP Singh, and Justice Chelameswar, voiced their opinion on this 'change' of decision by the Collegium. Former Delhi High Court judge and Senior Advocate Kailash Gambhir wrote to the President of India, questioning the Supreme Court Collegium recommendation.On … [Read more...] about Supreme Court Monthly Digest-January 2019
By: Manu Sebastian 2019-01-17T09:00:21+05:30 The sedition charge in the 1200-pages chargesheet in the JNU case is based only on the allegations of anti-national sloganeering. On Tuesday, the Delhi police filed charge sheet against Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and eight others in the JNU sedition case. The case relates to the alleged raising of "anti-national slogans" at events held in JNU during first week of February 2016. That it took three years for the police to submit charge sheet in a 'serious' offence affecting the existence of State, despite claims of having video footages of the events, should reflect poorly on the competence of the police. Anyhow, that is beyond the scope of this piece. The foundation of charge of sedition under Section 124A IPC against the students is the allegation that they raised "anti-national slogans". The police do not have a case that the ten students who have been named as accused have indulged in any overt violent act. Nor do they have a case … [Read more...] about JNU Sedition Row : Why Charges Against Kanhaiya And Others Will Not Stand?
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Live Law December 11, 2018 2:00 pm Change Font Size The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned to January the hearing on the SLP arising out of the October 24 judgment of the Bombay High Court by virtue of which a Pune court’s order granting additional 90 days’ time for further investigation and filing the charge sheet against lawyer Surendra Gadling and other activists accused in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence was set aside. On October 29, the apex court had stayed and issued notice on this plea preferred by the state of Maharashtra. Before the High Court, it was the case of the accused that though section 43-D of the UAPA requires an application for extension of time to be filed by the Public Prosecutor, in the present instance, the same was moved by the investigating officer. While High Court Justice Mridula Bhatkar’s verdict paved the way for Gadling and other activists to be released on bail, … [Read more...] about “It Took 7,000 Pages To Make Out A Case”, CJI On Bhima Koregaon Charge-sheet, Adjourns Hearing To January