Bhima Koregaon violence: Pune Police arrest activist Anand Teltumbde in Mumbai after court rejects his anticipatory plea

Anand Teltumbde, an accused in Bhima Koregaon case, has been arrested by the Pune Police from Mumbai early morning on Saturday. The Pune Sessions Court on Friday rejected an anticipatory bail application of the activist and professor.

Asian News International February 02, 2019 10:05:44 IST
Bhima Koregaon violence: Pune Police arrest activist Anand Teltumbde in Mumbai after court rejects his anticipatory plea
  • Anand Teltumbde is being kept at the Vile Parle Police Station in Mumbai

  • The Pune Sessions Court rejected an anticipatory bail application filed by the activist and professor

  • Last month, the Supreme Court had dismissed Teltumbde's plea seeking to have the FIR against him quashed.

Pune: Anand Teltumbde, an accused in Bhima Koregaon case, has been arrested by the Pune Police from Mumbai early morning on Saturday. The Pune Sessions Court on Friday rejected an anticipatory bail application of the activist and professor.

Bhima Koregaon violence Pune Police arrest activist Anand Teltumbde in Mumbai after court rejects his anticipatory plea

Anand Teltumbde. Image courtesy News18

"In my view, there is sufficient material collected by the investigating officer to show the involvement of the present accused in the alleged commission of the offence. Moreover, investigation in respect of present applicant/accused is at a very crucial stage," said an order pronounced by special judge KD Vadane."

Presently, he has been kept at Vile Parle Police Station in Mumbai.

Last month, the Supreme Court dismissed Teltumbde's plea seeking quashing of an FIR registered against him by the Pune Police in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence.

On 1 January last year, violence had erupted during the 200th-anniversary celebrations of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon, leaving one dead and several injured.

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