Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Bombay HC grants extension of three weeks; directs Varvara Rao to surrender back to Taloja Central Jail on 25th Sept

The Bombay High Court has granted an extension of three weeks and directed Varvara Rao to surrender back to Taloja Central Jail on 25th of September.

He is an accused in the Bhima Koregaon violence and was granted an interim medical bail on 22nd of February for six months.

The court extended the date of surrender till 25th of September and posted the matter to be heard on 27th of this month.

The 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence refers to violence during an annual celebratory gathering on 1st January 2018 at Bhima Koregaon to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon.

The violence and stone pelting by crowd on the gathering resulted in death of a 28-year old youth and injury to five others.

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