November 2002 News

Geelani''s bail plea rejected

13 November 2002
The Hindu

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court today rejected the bail plea of the Kashmir Times journalist, Iftikar Geelani, who was arrested by the Special Cell of the Delhi police on June 10 on charges of violation of the Official Secrets Act. ''Keeping in view the larger interest of the public and the State and all surrounding circumstances, there is hardly any justification for grant of bail,'' the Chief Metroplitan Magistrate (CMM), Sangita Dhingra Sehgal, said in her order.


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