Bhima Koregaon: Transfer of probe to NIA challenged before Bombay High Court as politically motivated

The transfer of the case from State Police to the Central agency came immediately after the BJP lost power in the State of Maharashtra, the petition claims, thereby implying that the move is “politically motivated”.
Bhima Koregaon, Bombay HC
Bhima Koregaon, Bombay HC

Two of the accused in the Bhima Koregaon case, also known as the Elgar Parishad case, have moved the Bombay High Court challenging the transfer of the probe in the case from Maharashtra Police to the National Investigating Agency (NIA).

The plea was filed by Surendra Gadling and Sudhir Dhawale on Friday, June 19 (Surendra Gadling and Anr vs Union of India and Ors).

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