Elgar Parishad case: DU professor remanded in judicial custody until August 21

Mumbai, August 7

A particular court docket right here on Friday remanded Delhi University (DU) Associate Professor Hany Babu, arrested in reference to the Elgar Parishad case, in judicial custody until August 21.

Hany Babu Musaliyarveettil Tharayil, 54, Associate Professor on the Department of English of the college, was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on July 28 for his alleged involvement within the case.

He was despatched to judicial custody by particular court docket choose D E Kothalikar on the finish of his NIA remand on Friday.

Earlier, the NIA had submitted earlier than the court docket that the accused had hyperlinks with the CPI (Maoists).

The case pertains to the alleged inflammatory speeches made on the Elgar Parishad conclave held in Pune on December 31, 2017, which the police claimed triggered violence the following day close to the Koregaon-Bhima conflict memorial situated on the outskirts of the western Maharashtra metropolis.

The Pune police filed a chargesheet and a supplementary cost sheet within the case on November 15, 2018 and February 21, 2019, respectively.

The NIA took up the investigation within the case on January 24 this yr. PTI

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