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teesta setalvad news hindi, why do you want to send Teesta Setalvad and her husband back to jail… Supreme Court asks Gujarat government

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teesta setalvad news hindi, why do you want to send Teesta Setalvad and her husband back to jail... Supreme Court asks Gujarat government

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the CBI and the Gujarat government as to why they wanted to send social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand back to jail. A bench of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Justice Abhay S Oka and Justice BV Nagaratna said, ‘The question is for how long you keep a person in custody. 7 years have passed since the anticipatory bail was granted. You want to send her (Teesta) back to custody. Advocate Rajat Nair, appearing for the CBI and the Gujarat government, said that in this case some additional material would need to be placed before the court, so four weeks’ time should be given.

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal and advocate Aparna Bhat, appearing for Setalvad and her husband, said the anticipatory bail was granted in one of the CBI’s appeal proceedings. Thereafter, the chargesheet was filed and Setalvad was granted regular bail. He said that since a regular bail has been granted, the appeal of the investigating agency against the anticipatory bail has no merit.

Nair said it happened in one case, but there is more than one case against Setalvad and sought four weeks time from the court to submit additional material. “A two-judge bench has referred the matter to a larger bench and framed questions which need to be decided by this court,” Nair said. The bench posted the matter for hearing after four weeks.

The top court is hearing a bunch of petitions filed by Setalvad, Anand, Gujarat Police and the CBI. These petitions have been filed in connection with the three FIRs lodged against the couple.