Bhima-Koregaon case: SC extends house arrest of five activists till tomorrow

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 19 September 2018, 05:35 PM
 Bhima-Koregaon case: SC extends house arrest of five activists till tomorrow (File photo)
Bhima-Koregaon case: SC extends house arrest of five activists till tomorrow (File photo)

The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended the house arrest of five rights activists, who were arrested from several cities in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case, till Thursday.

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud will continue with the hearing on Thursday on the plea filed by historian Romila Thapar and four others.

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At the last hearing in the case on September 17, the top court had said it may order a probe by a special investigating team (SIT) if it found that the evidence has been “cooked up”. It had also said that the material, supporting the arrest of the five activists in the case, needed to be examined.

First Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 04:43 PM

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