Malegaon: SC for final hearing on plea against Sadhvi on Oct 31
By Team Legistify / 2017-10-11

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The Supreme Court today fixed October 31 for the final hearing of a plea challenging the Bombay High Court order granting bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

A bench comprising Justices R K Agarwal and S Abdul Nazeer listed the matter for final hearing after counsel for Thakur submitted that she would not like to file any documents with regard to the case.

The National Investigating Agency (NIA) had filed its reply in the case saying there was no evidence against Thakur.Petitioner Nisar Ahmed Haji Sayed Bilal, father of one of the blast victims, has alleged in his plea that Thakur was a “powerful person” and could influence witnesses in the case.He has sought a stay on the high court’s April 25 order granting bail to her. The high court had granted her bail, saying there was “ no prima facie evidence against her”.

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