No bail for Teesta, husband

March 26, 2014 02:36 am | Updated May 19, 2016 11:26 am IST - AHMEDABAD:

Social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband, Javed Anand, and Tanvir Jafri, son of the slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, were denied anticipatory bail by a court here on Tuesday in the Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case.

City Sessions Court judge H.C. Vora also rejected the anticipatory bail petitions of two others who were members of the Gulbarg Society Association. “There is prima facie documentary evidence against the accused, which needs a thorough investigation,” the judge said in his order. The prosecution had argued that Ms. Setalvad and others had usurped funds meant for the riot victims. Counsel for Ms. Setalvad said she would approach the High Court against the order. I

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