NIA searches Noida residence of Hany Babu in Bhima Koregaon case

The police had filed 58 cases against 162 people during a state-wide shutdown in January following clashes in Bhima-Koregaon.

Published: 02nd August 2020 07:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd August 2020 10:34 AM   |  A+A-

Delhi University Professor Hany Babu

Delhi University Professor Hany Babu

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency on Sunday carried out a search at the Noida residence of DU Professor Hany Babu, who was arrested five days ago in connection with the Bhima Koregaon Elgar Parishad Case. 

On Sunday, the agency also alleged that Babu and co-accused Rona Wilson, of helping raise funds for banned outfit CPI (Maoist). Babu was in contact with  Paikhomba Meitei, Secretary Information & Publicity, Military Affairs, Kangkeipak Communist Party (MC), an organisation banned under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. 

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“An interview of Ganapathy, General Secretary of CPI (Maoist) was shared by Paikhomba Meitei with the accused Hany Babu. Communications of Hany Babu with other Maoists of Manipur have also been retrieved.

The investigation also revealed that after the release of CPI (Maoist) leader Pallath Govindankutty, Hany Babu M. T., along with co accused Rona Wilson, took the initiative to help him financially by raising funds,” NIA said.  Babu, along with other accused persons — Rona Wilson, Anand Teltumbde, P Varavara Rao and Surendra Gadling formed a Committee for the release of GN Saibaba.


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