SPECIAL COURT IN THANE GRANTS BAIL TO 89 PEOPLE WHO WERE ARRESTED IN THE PALGHAR LYNCHING CASE
17th January 2021
On Saturday, Special Judge SB Bahalkar granted bail to 89 accused who were represented by Advocates Amrut Adhikari and Atul Patil. The defense stated that their client'sclient's arrest was made on mere suspicion and questioned on 3 FIR's that were being registered for one incident. Out of 251 people being booked in this case, 126 people were charged. Many of the accused with serious charges remained in prison.
Many of such politicians gave political color to this case, but later it turned out that the victim and the accused both belonged to the same religion. Satish Maneshinde (Special Public Prosecutor) represented the prosecution of this case, while on the other hand, Advocate PN Ojha represented the Sadhus families. Most of the accused granted bail on Saturday were arrested subsequently, said Satish Maneshinde.
The hearing of this case has now been posted on 15th February 2021.