The Gujarat High Court Tuesday extended till August 26 the stay on arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad in connection with the alleged Gulbarg society fund embezzlement case involving Rs 1.51 crore.
A local court on Tuesday concluded the hearing and reserved its order on social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand`s anticipatory bail pleas in connection with the Gulbarg society fund embezzlement case.
Opposing the petition filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband seeking quashing of an FIR against them for alleged misappropriation of funds, Gujarat police on Tuesday told Bombay High Court that the duo had cheated victims of 2002 Godhra riots and "embezzled funds" collected in their name.
The Supreme Court today refused to grant anticipatory bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand but extended interim protection from arrest till March end in a case lodged against them in Ahmedabad for alleged embezzlement of funds.
The sessions court here on Wednesday adjourned to February 7 the hearing on anticipatory bail application of Tanvir Jafri, son of Zakia Jafri, in the criminal case lodged against him, activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand and others.
Ahmedabad police has reportedly filed a case against noted social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand, Zakia Jafri`s son Tanvir Jafri and two others for allegedly usurping Rs 1.51 crore for turning the riot-ravaged Gulberg Society into a museum.
After a city court gave clean chit to BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the 2002 post-Godhra riots case, appelant Zakia Jafri on Thursday said that she has not lost hope and will be continuing her `fight`.
Local police, who conducted inquiry into a complaint of defamation against social activist Teesta Setalvad and two others, filed by her former associate Rais Khan, have said a criminal case can be registered.