VC residence ransack:Students bail pleas to be heard
Hyderabad, A local court today posted for March 28 hearing on bail pleas of 25 students and two faculty members of Hyderabad Central University (HCU) arrested in connection with ransacking of Vice Chancellor Appa Rao Podile’s official residence and stone pelting on policemen.
M A Shakeel, representing one of the arrested students, said bail applications were filed in the court and after arguments and counter-arguments, the matter was posted to March 28 to enable the police to file their counter by that date.
“The public prosecutor, who opposed the bail petitions sought time to file the counter and the court posted the matter to March 28,” Shakeel said.
The 25 students and two faculty members arrested yesterday in connection with incidents of March 22 were sent to judicial remand last night and are lodged in Cherlapally Central Prison.
Cases were booked against the students and faculty members on charges of damage to public property, trespass and preventing government officials from performing their duties and other relevant sections of IPC in connection with both the incidents.