Sudha Bharadwaj to be kept under house arrest until 30 August rules Faridabad CJM in late night legal action after Bhima Koregaon raids
After late night action that spilled over till 1:30 am Wednesday, Chief Judicial Magistrate of Faridabad Ashok Kumar directed the Surajkund police to keep activist Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested Tuesday in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence from December 2017, in her Badarpur home under house arrest until 30 August.
Bhima Koregaon raids: Late night drama in Faridabad as cops lead Sudha Bharadwaj to court despite HC order
The custody battle for activist Sudha Bharadwaj took a dramatic turn in late night action after Tuesday's sweeping raids by Pune police in connection with violence at Maharashtra's Koregaon-Bhima village on 31 December last year when Dalit activists clashed with upper-caste Marathas. Bharadwaj, arrested from her Faridabad residence Tuesday, is being taken to Pune against the orders of Punjab and Haryana High Court, her lawyers are now claiming.
Bhima Koregaon raids: Gautam Navalakha wrote on rights in J&K; Sudha Bharadwaj fought for Chhattisgarh miners
The Maharashtra Police conducted multi-city raids and arrested several activists, including Sudha Bharadwaj, Gautam Navlakaha and Varavara Rao, on Tuesday.