DU Professor, Arrested In Elgar Parishad Case, Sent To Judicial Custody

Hany Babu has been accused of being a co-conspirator within the Elgar Parishad maoist hyperlinks case.

Mumbai:

Delhi College affiliate professor Hany Babu, who was arrested on July 28 for his alleged involvement within the Elgar Parishad case, was despatched to judicial custody until August 21 after his remand with the Nationwide Investigation Company ended at this time.

The NIA had submitted earlier than the particular courtroom that the accused – Hany Babu Musaliyarveettil Tharayil – had hyperlinks with the CPI (Maoists), a banned group.

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 resulting in lack of life and property close to the Koregaon-Bhima struggle memorial the subsequent day.

The NIA has accused 54-year previous Babu, amongst others, of being a co-conspirator in propagating Maoist actions and beliefs on the directions of CPI(M) leaders.

Not too long ago, on August 2, the NIA searched his Noida residence and seized one account ledger, and one receipt e book of the committee for the defence and launch of former Delhi College professor GN Saibaba, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for his hyperlinks with the CPI (Maoist), in addition to a number of paperwork and digital storage units.

The accused is an affiliate professor on the Division of English within the College of Delhi.

The Pune police filed a cost sheet and a supplementary cost sheet within the Elgar Parishad-Bhima Koregaon case on November 15, 2018, and February 21, 2019, respectively. The NIA took up investigation within the case on January 24 this yr.

The case has been politically charged, with the BJP dealing with allegations of jailing activists who had been against its ideology and branding them as “city Naxals”.

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