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2002 Gujarat riots: Court denies bail to activist Teesta Setalvad, ex-DGP RB Sreekumar | India News

2002 Gujarat riots: Court docket denies bail to activist Teesta Setalvad, ex-DGP RB Sreekumar | Information

Ahmedabad: A periods courtroom in Ahmedabad on Saturday refused bail to activist Teesta Setalvad and former Director Normal of Police R B Sreekumar, arrested for allegedly fabricating proof to border harmless individuals in 2002 Gujarat riots instances. Extra principal decide D D Thakkar mentioned that each the bail purposes have been being rejected.

Setalvad and Sreekumar have been arrested by the town crime department round a month in the past on the idea of a First Info Report registered towards them beneath Indian Penal Code sections 468 (forgery for function of dishonest) and 194 (giving or fabricating false proof with intent to acquire conviction for capital offence).

The Particular Investigation Crew fashioned to probe the case alleged that the duo have been half of a bigger conspiracy carried out on the behest of late Congress chief Ahmed Patel to destabilise the Gujarat authorities led by then chief minister Narendra Modi.

Setalvad was paid Rs 30 lakh at Patel’s behest quickly after the Godhra prepare burning incident of 2002, the SIT alleged.

Sreekumar was a “disgruntled authorities officer” who “abused the method for damning the elected representatives, forms and police administration of the entire state of Gujarat for ulterior functions”, the SIT claimed.

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