Elgar Parishad case: Bombay HC’s “last chance” to NIA to file reply to Hany Babu’s bail plea

A bench of Justices Nitin Jamdar and NR Borkar said it was granting time till July 8 to the NIA as a "last chance" to file its reply

Staff ReporterUpdated: Friday, July 01, 2022, 08:34 PM IST
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Delhi University associate professor Hany Babu | Twitter/@hanybabu

The Bombay High Court on Friday granted one week's time to the National Investigating Agency (NIA) to file its reply to a bail plea filed by Delhi University associate professor Hany Babu who is an accused in Elgar Parishad case.

A bench of Justices Nitin Jamdar and NR Borkar said it was granting time till July 8 to the NIA as a "last chance" to file its reply. On June 8, another bench of HC had directed the NIA to file its within two weeks.

During the hearing on Friday, NIA counsel Sandesh Patil informed the court that the agency’s reply was ready but it has been sent to Delhi (the NIA office in Delhi) for approval and sought another week to file the same.

The HC said “we will give you one more week by way of last chance”. The plea has been kept for hearing on July 8.

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