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SC refuses NIA plea, directs activist Navlakha to be placed under house arrest in 24 hours

New Delhi: On Friday, The Supreme Court rejected the application of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to recall its order allowing the house arrest of activist Gautam Navlakha in the Bhima Koregaon violence case. Navlakha is lodged in the jail in connection with the Elgar Parishad-Maoist link case.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: On Friday, The Supreme Court rejected the application of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to recall its order allowing the house arrest of activist Gautam Navlakha in the Bhima Koregaon violence case. Navlakha is lodged in the jail in connection with the Elgar Parishad-Maoist link case.

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Navlakha is yet to be shifted from Taloja jail near Mumbai despite the top court’s November 10 ruling to this effect. The bench of Justices KM Joseph and Hrishikesh Roy, however, ordered some additional security measures to be put in place where Navlakha will be kept.

In a strong directive to the NIA, the Supreme Court said Navlakha should be placed under house arrest within 24 hours after shifting him from Taloja jail. The top court also ordered additional security measures to be put in place where Navlakha would be lodged under house arrest.

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