Custodial death: HC says no need to monitor probe

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The Gujarat High Court today disposed of a petition filed in the case of alleged custodial death of a 32-year-old man of Patel community during the reservation stir, saying there was no need for the court to monitor the case when CIDhas taken over probe into it. Justice JB Pardiwala disposed of the petition filed by… Read more »

Guj High Court condones Teesta Setalwad’s delay in filing plea

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The Gujarat High Court today condoned the delay in filing a plea by social activist Teesta Setalwad to defreeze her bank accounts in the alleged fund embezzlement case and fixed the next hearing on August 5. Last month Setalwad had moved the plea to defreeze her bank accounts in an alleged embezzlement case wherein she… Read more »

Teesta moves HC for de-freezing bank accounts

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Social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand have approached the Gujarat High Court for de-freezing the bank accounts of their two NGOs – Sabrang trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace. The bank accounts of Setalvad, Anand and the two NGOs were frozen by the city crime branch last year, soon after it… Read more »

Bajrangi withdraws bail plea from Guj HC

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Babu Bajrangi, undergoing life imprisonment in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, today withdrew his plea seeking regular bail after the Gujarat High Court observed the application should be rejected as bail cannot be granted only on medical grounds. A division bench of Justices Mohinder Pal and R D Kothari ordered… Read more »

Asaram’s son Narayan gets bail in rape case

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The Gujarat High Court today granted conditional bail of three weeks to Narayan, son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, who has been behind bars for more than a year in connection with a rape case filed against him by a Surat-based woman. Justice Paresh Upadhyay granted the relief to Narayan, who has been lodged in a… Read more »

Terror accused Maulana Quavi gets bail from Gujarat HC

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The Gujarat High Court here today granted bail to terror accused Maulana Abdul Quavi, a Hyderabad based cleric who was arrested by Crime Branch on allegation of taking part in anti-national activities with the aide of Pakistan-based terrorist outfits. A division bench of justices Anant S Dave and Moninder Pal granted bail to Quavi on… Read more »

Hearing on Asaram’s bail plea on September 3

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The Gujarat High Court today adjourned the hearing of controversial godman Asaram’s bail application in connection with the rape case against him to September 3. Justice A J Desai adjourned the hearing as the state government sought time to file reply. On July 22, the court had issued notices to the state government and police,… Read more »