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GN Saibaba, 5 others convicted in 2017 for alleged links with Maoist acquitted

New Delhi: Former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba and 5 others, accused of alleged involvement with banned extremist outfits, have been acquitted by the Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court on Firday. Earlier, a bench of Gadchiroli court had convicted the accused and awarded them a life imprisionment for anti-national activities. Bombay HC acquits five […]

Edited By : Pranjal Gupta | Updated: Jan 13, 2023 18:03 IST
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New Delhi: Former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba and 5 others, accused of alleged involvement with banned extremist outfits, have been acquitted by the Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court on Firday.

Earlier, a bench of Gadchiroli court had convicted the accused and awarded them a life imprisionment for anti-national activities.

Bombay HC acquits five convicts for alleged links with Maoist

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Saibaba then, challenged a verdict of 2017 where he was awarded life imprisonment.

Along wtih Saibaba, the court has directed to rest of the convicts unless they are booked under another case.

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However, one of the convicts died during the hearing was pending in the court.

The Gadchiroli court had found Saibaba, a journalist and a student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) linked with Moaist. It was alleged that they were involved in activities that could start a war against the nation.

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First published on: Oct 14, 2022 03:40 PM IST

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