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Koregaon-Bhima case: SC sets aside Bombay HC order refusing extension of time to file chargesheet


NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday put aside the Bombay High Court order refusing to grant 90 days extension to Maharashtra Police for filing the chargesheet within the Bhima-Koregaon violence case.


The apex courtroom, on the other hand, said that the five rights activists may now seek regular bail within the case as the Mahasrashtra Police has already filed the price sheet.


A bench headed by means of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had earlier stayed the Bombay prime courtroom order which had put aside the trial courtroom choice to increase time by means of 90 days for filing the chargesheet within the case by means of the state police.


The arrested activists were alleging that they have been entitled for grant of default bail within the case as the Mahasrashtra Police did not record the chargesheet inside the stipulated 90 days length and moreover, the extension granted by means of the trial courtroom used to be unhealthy in law.


The Pune Police had arrested attorney Surendra Gadling, Nagpur University professor Shoma Sen, Dalit activist Sudhir Dhawale, activist Mahesh Raut and Kerala native Rona Wilson in June for their alleged hyperlinks with Maoists underneath the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA.


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