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Elgar Case: DU Professor Hany Babu Gets Judicial Custody Till Aug 21

Babu, an associate professor at the Department of English, was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on July 28.

Mumbai: A special court here on Friday remanded Delhi University (DU) associate professor Hany Babu, who was arrested in connection with the Elgar Parishad case, and is in judicial custody till August 21.

Hany Babu Musaliyarveettil Tharayil, 54, an associate professor at the Department of English, was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on July 28 for his alleged involvement in the case.

He was sent to judicial custody by Special Court judge D. E. Kothalikar at the end of his NIA remand on Friday.

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Earlier, the NIA had submitted before the court that the accused had links with the CPI (Maoists).

The Pune police filed a charge sheet and a supplementary charge sheet in the case on November 15, 2018 and February 21, 2019, respectively.

The NIA took up the investigation in the case on January 24 this year.