Court allows activist Sudha Bhardwaj to access books from outer prison

The arguments of Mr. Babu and Mr. Navlakha will be taken up at the next hearing (representative).


According to an order made available on Wednesday, a special NIA court has allowed the case of activist Sudha Bhardwaj in a case involving Elgar Parishad-Maoists.

Special NIA court judge d. Kothalikar on Tuesday allowed Ms. Bhardwaj’s petition in this regard.

The judge directed the jail superintendent to allow Ms. Bhardwaj to access five books a month from outside the jail in central Mumbai.

Last month, Ms. Bhardwaj, and co-accused Gautam Navlakha and Delhi University professor Honey Babu, had filed separate arguments through their lawyer Chandni Chawla and demanded access to books and newspapers from outside the jail.

Mr. Navlakha and Mr. Babu are lodged in Taloja Jail in Navi Mumbai.


The arguments of Mr. Babu and Mr. Navlakha will be taken up at the next hearing.

“The Superintendent will carefully scrutinize the books and, if they have objectionable material that promotes violence, pornographic, obscene, obscene or banned organizations such as revolutionary organizations Democratic Front or CPI (Maoist), in that case he will not allow . Applicant to accept such books, “the court said.

In a related development, educationist activist Anand Teltumbde, who is also an accused, in his latest bail plea filed before the court on Tuesday, stated the prosecution theory that he was insulting others for waging war against the government, All were “polite”.

Teltumbde said, “Nothing has been found even after the NIA took office and the prosecution’s theory is that the accused are waging war or trying to wage war or the accused are trying to get others to wage war or provoke the public Are insulted. “



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