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Elgar Parishad case: DU professor gets NIA custody till Aug 4

Elgar Parishad case: DU professor gets NIA custody till Aug 4
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Mumbai, Jul 29 (PTI) A special court here on Wednesday

remanded in NIA custody till August 4 associate professor Hany

Babu of Delhi University (DU), who was arrested in connection

with the Bhima Koregaon Elgar Parishad case.

Hany Babu Musaliyarveettil Tharayil, 54, associate

professor in the Department of English, was arrested by the

National Invetigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday in connection

with the case.

He was produced before a special NIA court in Mumbai

on Wednesday. The probe agency told the court that the accused

was arrested for his alleged involvement in the case.

It submitted that the accused had links with the CPI

(Maoist) party.

During the investigation, various letters were

recovered from the seized electronic articles, which indicated

his involvement in the case, the NIA said.

The lawyer, who appeared on behalf of the accused,

submitted that Hany Babu wasbeing interrogated by the NIA for

the last four to five days, and hence his further custody was

not required.

Special court judge, A T Wankhede, after perusing the

document on record, found that the allegations made against

the accused are of serious nature. The court then remanded him

in seven days of NIA custody.

The case relates to an Elgar Parishad event of

December 31, 2017, organised by theKabir Kala Manchat

Shaniwarwada in Pune, where alleged provocative speeches were

made, promoting enmity between various caste groups and

leading to violence resulting in loss of life and property and

statewide agitation in Maharashtra.

The Pune police filed a charge sheet and a

supplementary charge sheet in the case on November 15, 2018

and February 21, 2019 respectively.

The NIA took up the investigation of the case on

January 24 this year and arrested Anand Teltumbde and Gautam

Navlakha on April 14.

During further investigation, it was revealed that

Hany Babu was propagating Naxal activities and Maoist ideology

and was a "co-conspirator" with the other arrested accused,

the NIA has said. PTI AVI

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