Mumbai: The High Court has granted bail to two accused of having links with the Sanatan Sansthan arrested in the 2018 Nalasopara arms hoarding case. While giving this order, the High Court has also observed that the organization has not yet been banned under the UAPA Act and it has not been declared a terrorist organization or an organization involved in anti-national activities. The High Court has ordered the release of the two accused Leeladhar Lodhi and Pratap Hazra on a personal bond of 50 thousand.
What’s the matter?
ATS seized explosives from the house of Vaibhav Raut, an activist of Sanatan Sanstha. In this case, Leeladhar Lodhi and Pratap Hazra were also accused of being part of Sanatan, a radical Hindu organization, along with the other accused. He was accused of plotting a terrorist attack by endangering the sovereignty and integrity of the country to create a Hindu nation. Leeladhar Lodhi and Pratap Hazra had filed a bail plea in the Bombay High Court after the sessions court denied them bail. It was recently heard before a bench of Justice Sunil Shukre and Justice Kamal Khata.
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