Anti-CAA protests case: Supreme Court rejects Akhil Gogoi's bail plea

‘We will not consider the petition at this stage’, the Bench said.

Updated - February 12, 2021 02:26 am IST

Published - February 11, 2021 12:00 pm IST - New Delhi

Akhil Gogoi. File Photo.

Akhil Gogoi. File Photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to grant bail to activist Akhil Gogoi, who is in custody for his alleged role in the violent anti-CAA protests in Assam.

 

“Having heard learned senior counsel for the petitioner and carefully perusing the material placed on record, we are not inclined to grant bail to the petitioner at this stage. The special leave petition is, accordingly, dismissed,” a Bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana observed in an order.

 

Mr. Gogoi has challenged a January 7 order of the Gauhati High Court, rejecting his plea for bail in a case related to his alleged role in the violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) law.

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