Amulya was arrested by the city police on charges of sedition for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans during an anti-CAA rally held at Freedom Park on February 21. She was released on bail in June.
An advocate from Mandya filed a petition before the Karnataka High Court, seeking the transfer of the sedition case against Amulya Leona to the National Investigation Agency.
Upparpet police arrested her on February 21 for shouting ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ at a protest.
A city magistrate court on Thursday granted bail to Amulya Leona in a sedition case against her for raising pro-Pakistan slogans.
Amulya was arrested on February 20, 2020 after she raised pro-Pakistan slogans at a rally organized against the CAA at Freedom Park in the city
The petitioner fleeing from justice is also not ruled out.” Amulya has been booked under IPC sections 124 A, 153 A, 153 B, 505 (2). The Karnataka High Court will hear the bail plea on May 28.
The SIT handed Amulya Leona over to judicial custody on Saturday, after she was interrogated in police custody for the last four days at Basaveshwarnagar police station.
Arudra Narayanan, who was arrested by the SJ Park police for holding a placard demanding the liberation of Kashmir, has filed for bail at the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate court.
Earlier, Srivastava headed the Delhi Police Special Cell and was instrumental in the arrest of scores of Indian Mujahideen operatives.
A transfer list of fives officers were released by Amulya Patnaik when people were killing each other on the Delhi streets.
Amulya Leona, arrested during an anti-CAA protest in Bengaluru, is reportedly not answering the questions posed by the Special Investigation Team.
Senior IPS officer SN Srivastava who recently took charge as the Special Commissioner (Law & Order) also arrived in the area to take stock of the current situation.
As it is feared that people may attack Amulya, the police didn't produce her before the court but took her to the residence of the magistrate in the night on Tuesday.
The minister told cops to mandatorily do a background check of speakers at anti-CAA/NRC/NPR events and also get all details from the organisers before granting permission.
Former minister and Congress leader D K Shivakumar on Sunday said that while pro-Pakistan slogans are unacceptable, dissent cannot be silenced.