The bench of special NIA judge D.E. Kothalikar while dictating order said the court cannot lose site of the fact that there are serious allegations against Bhardwaj. She has shown apprehension of tampering of evidence. Considering the pros and cons of the matter, much leniency cannot be shown to her.
A Special NIA Court in Delhi has asked Tihar Jail to submit a report on the allegation made by Rashid Zafar, an undertrial prisoner, who told his father on phone that he was brutally beaten up by fellow inmates and forced to say Jai Shri Ram.
Supreme Court issued the notice on a plea filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) challenging order of the Delhi High Court dated May 27th that had asked for record of proceedings before Special NIA Courts in Delhi & Mumbai based on which Gautam Navlakha was transferred from Delhi to Mumbai.
Two senior Law officers openly clashed in the Delhi High Court over who among them would appear for the Delhi Police in a case relating to illegal custody of a 25-year-old under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, due to non-functioning of NIA Special Court.