May 26, 2020 7:30:12 pm
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Tuesday remanded civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha in judicial custody till June 22 in connection with the Elgaar Parishad case, PTI reported.
Navlakha had surrendered before the NIA in Delhi on April 14 and was brought in Mumbai, earlier today. Last month he was sent in judicial custody at Tihar jail on April 25. He surrendered a week after the Supreme Court refused to grant him more time.
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He would be lodged at Taloja jail near Mumbai, PTI stated.
Navlakha and several other activists have been booked under stringent provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for allegedly having Maoist links and conspiring to overthrow the government.
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