The Gujarat Counterterrorism Squad reached the home of activist Teesta Setalvad in Mumbai on Saturday in connection with the Foreign Fund case. Settlewad’s lawyer Vijay Hiremath said that the police raided her house and assaulted her.
Gujarat ATS has arrested activist Teesta Setalvad from her home on Saturday in connection with a foreign fund case involving her NGO. Teesta Setalvad’s NGO had notified the police of the 2002 riots and his name was mentioned in the Supreme Court decision which upheld the clean chit of the SIT to Narendra Modi. Union Home Minister Amit Shah, in an interview with news agency ANI, said that the Gujarat ATS’s move had provided baseless information about the Gujarat riots by Teesta Setalvad, a few hours after the barrage against Teesta Settlewad. Timeline: Gujarat riots: Supreme Court rejects plea for ‘conspiracy’
Teesta Setalvad’s lawyer said she was assaulted by the police at her home. First, the activist was taken to Santa Cruz Station. From here she is taken to the Ahmedabad city police station.
Amit Shah told ANI in an exclusive interview: “I read the verdict very carefully. Teesta Setalvad’s name is clearly mentioned in the judgment.
The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the appeal of Zakia Jafri, wife of Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, a martyr in the Gujarat violence, and said the appeal was “not meritorious.” The set-up, headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar, who had raised a clean chit for the Special Investigation Team or SIT 2012 in the Gujarat riot case, told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Zettiawad had misused his feelings.
“The antecedents of Teesta Settlewad need to be considered and they are harassing this lis with a vengeance. [dispute] “The real victim of the situation is Zakia Jafri, using her feelings and feelings for her interior design,” the Supreme Court said in its order.
In February 2002, 68 people, including former Congressman Ehsan Jafri, were killed in a riot that set fire to a train coach that killed 59 pilgrims. A decade later, the SIT report debunked Narendra Modi, saying: “No.
(With inputs from the Bureau)
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