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Elgaar Parishad case: Copying of digital data be done on day-to-day basis, say defence lawyers

A special court in Pune had on May 17 allowed the plea by the accused seeking copies of the digital data seized from them, which forms the basis of the chargesheet filed by the Pune City Police against them.

Koregaon Bhima case: Member of ‘fact-finding group’ blames Hindutva leaders, says ‘organising Elgaar Parishad was wrong’

The commission, constituted by the state government to probe into the causes of January 1, 2018, Koregaon Bhima violence, heard the case in Mumbai on June 19 and 20.


Elgaar Parishad case: Process of giving copies of seized data to defence lawyer begins

The first application was filed by the defence lawyer in December 2018. Then, in March, defence lawyers again filed an application seeking the cloned copies of the digital information, under Section 207 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

Elgaar Parishad case: Pune police search activist Stan Swamy's house in Jharkhand

A team led by Assistant Commissioner of Police Shivaji Pawar, the investigation officer in the case, raided Stan Swamy’s house around 7 am Wednesday and seized digital devices and other material from the spot.

Elgaar Parishad: Judge reassigned, court to hear arguments on bail pleas of six accused again

Advocate Rohan Nahar, defence lawyer for some of the accused in the case, said, “The bail pleas that are pending before the honourable court will now be re-argued.”

Elgaar Parishad case: Court asks cops to hand over copies of ‘seized digital data’ to accused

While only two of the nine people arrested in connection with the case so far — Arun Ferriera and Surendra Gadling — had sought copies of the data, the court of Special Judge K D Vadane ordered that all the accused be given the copies.


Elgaar Parishad case: Accused may misuse copies of data, those absconding may use it for terrorism, says prosecution

Pune City Police has alleged that the data is from “incriminating files, encrypted files, deleted data and mail communication”, and it contains communications with members of banned outfit CPI-Maoist and other sensitive information.

Elgaar Parishad case: Accused seek mirror images of cloned copies of data seized by police

They had earlier argued that the police had not followed the proper procedure in submitting the electronic data before the court, following which the special court had then directed the accused to file an application in this regard.

Explained: What is the status of the Elgaar Parishad case?

The prosecution has now claimed before a Pune city court that people like former Supreme Court judge Justice P B Sawant were “used” by the so-called naxal “front organisations” to further their objectives.

Justice Sawant ‘used by Maoist front outfits’ to organise Elgaar Parishad: Prosecution to court

The prosecutor told Special Judge K D Vadane that while Elgaar Parishad was organised “as per the objectives of the CPI-Maoist”, after the arrest of the accused, a “propaganda” was carried out to claim that the conclave was presided by Justice Sawant.

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Bhima Koregaon violence: A brief profile of the activists under house arrest for their alleged links to Maoists

As the Pune Sessions Court rejects the bail plea of Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, and Sudha Bhardwaj in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, a look at the activists who were placed under house arrest for alleged links to Maoists.