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

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Wednesday set aside the order refusing to grant 90 days extension to Police for filing the charge sheet in the Koregaon-violence case.

The apex court, however, said that the five rights activists may now seek regular bail in the case as the has already filed the charge sheet.

A bench headed by had earlier stayed the order which had set aside the trial court decision to extend time by 90 days for filing the charge sheet in the case by the

The arrested activists had been alleging that they were entitled for grant of default bail in the case as the did not file the charge sheet within the stipulated 90 days period and moreover, the extension granted by the trial court was bad in law.

The had arrested Surendra Gadling, Shoma Sen, activist Sudhir Dhawale, activist and native in June for their alleged links with Maoists under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA.

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 11:25 IST