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Bhima Koregaon: Pune police registers fresh FIR against 5 more accused

ANI  |  Pune (Maharashtra) 

The Police on Tuesday registered a fresh (FIR) in against five more accused in connection with the violence that erupted beginning of the year. With this, a total of 33 FIRs have so far been registered by the affected people including villagers.

Earlier on Monday, the government told the that charges leveled against the accused in the case are very serious and therefore they cannot be granted bail. The apex court has adjourned hearing in the case till January 2019.

The accused named in the case included and four other activists - Shoma Sen, Mahesh Raut, and

On November 15, the Police filed a charge sheet against 10 people including five arrested activists - Roma Wilson, Shoma Sen, Sudhir Dhawale, and and five absconding accused - Dipak Milind Teltumbde, Kishanda Prashant Bose, Prakash Naveen Rituoam Goswami, Commanders and

The police, in its charge sheet, alleged that the "entire campaigning for Elgaar Parishad and speeches delivered at the Elgaar Parishad has aggravated the violence."

During the course of the investigation, the police examined around 80 witnesses. Pahad Singh, a Naxal who had earlier surrendered, was also examined by the police. During the interrogation, Singh revealed that Milind Teltumbde is the of Urban Naxalism.

The charge sheet further stated that a letter recovered from one of the arrested accused revealed that a conspiracy was allegedly being framed to plan a Rajiv Gandhi-like assassination of

Violence had erupted during the 200th anniversary celebrations of the battle in January this year, leaving one dead and several others injured.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 21:20 IST