Delhi HC Ends Activist Gautam Navlakha House Arrest

NEW DELHI — The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed Gautam Nav­lakha, one of the five rights activ­ists arrested in connection with Koregaon-Bhima case, to be freed from house arrest.

The high court granted him the relief saying that the Supreme Court last week had given him the liberty to approach the appropriate forum with­in four weeks to seek relief, which he has availed.

The high court also quashed the trial court’s transit remand order which he had challenged before the matter was taken to the apex court.

The court said Navlakha’s de­tention has exceeded 24 hours which was “untenable”

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