Malegaon case: BJP MP Pragya Thakur admitted to AIIMS, did not appear in NIA court for the second time
In the special court of NIA, Pragya’s lawyer said that she is admitted in AIIMS. (File pic)
Aadhvi pragya admitted in AIIMS: Advocate for BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur said that she has been admitted to a hospital in Delhi on Friday, due to which she could not reach the court. Five accused were present in the court.
Thakur’s lawyer said that she was admitted to a hospital in Delhi on Friday, due to which she could not reach the court. Five accused were present in the court. Judge PR Shitre expressed displeasure over the absence of two other accused. The court then directed all the seven accused to appear before it on January 4.
Lawyer JP Mishra, appearing on behalf of the MP, said, “Thakur has been undergoing treatment at AIIMS in Delhi since April. She had gone there for investigation and after seeing her medical examination report, she had to be admitted on Friday on the instructions of the doctors. ” Apart from Thakur, another accused Sudhakar Chaturvedi did not appear in the court citing personal reasons.
Pragya had earlier cited the epidemicRegular functioning has started in the court since last month after the lockdown enforced due to corona virus and the court had directed the seven accused in the case to appear before it on December 3. However, most of the accused, including Thakur, did not appear in the court citing the epidemic situation.
Five accused appeared before court
After this, the court asked him to appear on December 19. According to the instructions, five other accused – Lt Col Prasad Purohit, Ramesh Upadhyay, Sameer Kulkarni, Ajay Rahikar and Sudhakar Dwivedi – appeared before the court on Saturday.
On September 29, 2008, near a mosque in Malegaon, northern Maharashtra, at least six people were killed and more than 100 were injured in a motorcycle-tied bomb blast.