27, Jun 2022
Teesta Setalvad, a human rights activist who filed a complain against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the violence in Gujarat, has been arrested. The Gujarat ATS arrested the human rights activist and journalist from Mumbai. Teesta Setalvad alleged that the ATS attacked her.
The 2002 Gujrat riot is being investigated. The Supreme Court recently dismissed Zakia Jafri’s plea in the case. The SIT has upheld the clean chit issued against 64 people, including Narendra Modi. The court even said that those who abused the process should be held accountable in court.
The Gujarat ATS arrested Teesta Setalvad from Mumbai, a human rights activist and journalist who filed a case against the Prime Minister. Teesta Setalvad, who was arrested from Mumbai, has been handed over to the Ahmedabad Crime Branch. He was produced before the court on Sunday. After his arrest, Teesta Setalvad was sent to VS Hospital for medical examination. The rights activist made the remarks in front of the media. Teesta Setalvad makes serious allegations against ATS for physically assaulting her.
In front of the camera, Teesta showed her hand, which had signs of injury. He pointed to his hand and said that it was done by the ATS. He was arrested after a case was registered against Teesta Setalvad, Sanjeev Bhatt and RB Srikumar in the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Saturday. R.B. Srikumar was arrested after appearing before the Crime Branch. In addition, Teesta setalvad was arrested by Gujarat ATS from her residence in Juhu area of Mumbai.
He was handed over to the Ahmedabad Crime Branch at 6 am (Teesta Setalvad was brought to Gujarat). Then, they have been tested for COVID-19. Besides, former IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt will also be brought to Ahmedabad on a transfer warrant.
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