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Gujarat: Sessions Court Adjourns Order On Bail Applications Of Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar For 28 July
A sessions court in Ahmedabad has adjourned for 28 July the order on bail applications of social activist Teesta Setalvad and former IPS officer RB Sreekumar.
Gandhinagar: A sessions court in Ahmedabad has adjourned for 28 July the order on bail applications of social activist Teesta Setalvad and former IPS officer RB Sreekumar. Teesta Setalvad was detained by the Gujarat Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Mumbai on June 25 in connection with an FIR registered against her at the Ahmedabad city crime branch.
“Teesta Setalvad has been picked up by the Gujarat ATS from Mumbai in connection with an FIR registered by the Ahmedabad crime branch,” a source in the Gujarat ATS said.
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Gujarat Police had filed a First Information Report (FIR) against Sreekumar and Teesta Setalvad for allegedly conspiring to falsely implicate innocent persons. The FIR, based on a complaint filed by an Ahmedabad crime branch official, also named former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who is already in jail in another case. Bhatt is sentenced to life imprisonment in a custodial death case, and in another case, he is accused of planting contraband to frame a lawyer in a false case.