Stan Swamy, 83, accused in the Koregaon Bhima violence and urban Naxalism case, was issued a notice by the NIA on medical bail and directed to reply. Justice S. S. Shinde and Justice. A bench headed by Manish Pitale on Tuesday directed the state government to submit Swamy’s medical report by May 15.
Swamy was arrested in October 2020. He is currently lodged in Taloja Jail. They can’t even hear well. He should be released on temporary bail in the wake of Corona, said senior lawyer Mihir Desai on behalf of Swamy.
In the meantime, NI will have to take notice of this. Swamy rushed to the high court after the 152-day legal deadline for appealing for medical bail was overturned. Swamy has also filed a petition for regular bail and the High Court has fixed June 14 for hearing, NIA lawyer Sandesh Patil said.