Follow Our Live Tweets from Supreme Court Hearing on Binayak’s Bail Plea
# judge did not even want to hear prosecution lawyer! dismissed him in one sentence ‘bail granted’
# binayak will be released in raipur today on personal bond.
# binayak granted bail. judge says two years is too much! please RT
# bail granted!
# govt affidavit produces no evidence to prove charges against binayak. their case rests on innuendoes about b’s alleged links to maoists
# case number 22 on now. ten more to go.
# trial of binayak in raipur court also resumes today.
# overall mood among defence lawyers is upbeat but cautious too due to bad experience in the past.
# a lot of interest among supreme court lawyers also in binayak’s case.
# case number 13 being heard now. It will take another 20 min to start hearing of binayak’s bail plea
# justice rajinder sachar is also appearing on behalf of binayak.
# right now case number 7 is being heard. binayak’s case is number 32
# once the hearing begins updates will be difficult due to restrictions on mobile phones.
# lot of media here to cover the case.
# but the chances are better than ever before. about
# today is the day. it will be bail or no bail. keep all ur fingers crossed!
# govt affidavit claims binayak likely to abscond if given bail. complains about media campaign and pressure from foreign nationals!
# c’garh govt arguing against bail saying the trial is almost over!
# hearing likely around ‘eleven o clock.
# shanthi bhushan to appear for binayak. soli sorabjee also present as support.
# c’garh govt finally filed its counter affidavit last night. contents not yet known.