Koregaon-Bhima Case: Activists' Anticipatory Bail Pleas Rejected, Get 3 Weeks To Surrender

Activists Anand Teltumbde and Gautam Navlakha had approached the high court seeking pre-arrest bail in November last year after a sessions court in Pune rejected their pleas.

Koregaon-Bhima Case: Activists' Anticipatory Bail Pleas Rejected, Get 3 Weeks To Surrender

Bhima-Koregaon Case: Supreme Court today rejected the anticipatory bail pleas of civil rights activists

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court today rejected the anticipatory bail pleas of civil rights activists Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde in connection with the Koregaon Bhima violence case.

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and MR Shah asked both the activists to surrender within three weeks.

The top court also asked them to surrender their passports forthwith.

The court had on March 6 extended till today the interim protection from arrest granted to both the activists.

Anand Teltumbde and Gautam Navlakha had approached the high court seeking pre-arrest bail in November last year after a sessions court in Pune rejected their pleas.

Gautam Navlakha, Anand Teltumbde and several other activists have been booked by Pune Police for their alleged Maoist links and several other charges following the violence at Koregaon Bhima village in Pune district on January 1, 2018.

All the accused have denied the allegations.