The Bombay High Court on Tuesday mentioned poet Varavara Rao, an accused within the Elgaar Parishad-Maoist hyperlinks case who’s on interim bail, need not surrender earlier than the Taloja jail authorities till November 18. The courtroom adjourned the listening to on a plea filed by him to subsequent month.
Rao, 82, had been granted interim bail for six months on medical grounds by the HC on February 22 this 12 months. He was scheduled to surrender and return to judicial custody on September 5.
However, Mr. Rao filed an software final month by means of his lawyer R. Sathyanarayanan and senior counsel Anand Grover, looking for extension of the bail interval. He additionally sought HC permission to remain in his hometown of Hyderabad whereas out on bail.
However, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is probing the case, opposed Mr. Rao’s plea for extension of medical bail and shifting to Hyderabad, saying the octogenarian poet-activist’s medical reviews do not point out that he suffers from any critical ailment.
PTI , 2021-10-27 04:23:31