Lawyer-activist Sudha Bharadwaj released on bail


Lawyer-activist Sudha Bharadwaj is one of the 16 people arrested in the Elgar Parishad case over the alleged inflammatory speeches delivered at the Elgar Parishad conclave on December 31, 2017. She was released on bail after spending over 3 years in jail.
She was released from the Byculla women’s prison after the NIA court set bail conditions yesterday.

The case was earlier being dealt with by the Pune Police and later taken over by the NIA. She was first lodged in Pune’s Yerwada prison and later shifted to the Byculla women’s prison after the NIA took over.
She will have to submit her passport and stay in Mumbai and seek court permission to leave the city. She was released on a provisional bail after depositing Rs 50,000/. She has been directed to visit the nearest police station either physically or through a video call, every fortnight.



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