PTI, Nov 26, 2022, 6:57 PM IST
Mumbai: Scholar-activist Anand Teltumbde, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, was on Saturday released from the Taloja central prison in Navi Mumbai a day after the Supreme Court rejected the National Investigation Agency’s (NIA) plea challenging his bail.
Teltumbde, 73, who spent two-and-a-half years behind bars in the case, walked out of the jail around 1.15 pm.
He was happy, he told the waiting media persons.
“I am happy after being released from prison after 31 months. It is obvious, but the sad thing is that this is the fakest case and it put us behind bars for years,” Teltumbde added.
On Friday, the apex court had dismissed the NIA’s plea challenging the Bombay High Court’s order giving bail to Teltumbde. He was released after the completion of bail formalities a day…