Breaking News: Teesta Setalvad walks out of Sabarmati Jail

Teesta Setalvad walks out of Sabarmati Jail, Ahmedabad on 03/09/2022.

Supreme Court granted her interim bail on 02/09/2022

Activist Teesta Setalvad walked out of the front gate of Sabarmati Jail on Saturday, a day after the Supreme Court granted her interim bail for allegedly fabricating evidence related to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Teesta Setalvad is one of the most respected Human Rights defenders worldwide. Her arrest made many national and international rights activists take note of the way Gujarat ATS detained her and made her travel all night by road from Mumbai to Ahmedabad.

She had been incarcerated in the Sabarmati Central Jail since June 26,2022

As per the Apex court order, she came before sessions judge V.A. Rana for bail formalities.

“The sessions court imposed two conditions over and above the conditions imposed by the apex court. The sessions court asked the accused to furnish a personal bond of ₹25,000 and not to leave India without its prior permission,” special public prosecutor Amit Patel said.

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