SC extends Teesta Setalvad’s stay on arrest

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NEW DELHI: Supreme Court on Thursday gave some sort of relief to Teesta Setalvad and her husband. According to the Court’s order, the SC has extended the stay on arrest of Teesta Setalvad and her husband. They were charged of misappropriation of funds worth Rs 1.5 crore meant for rehabilitation of post-Godhra riot victims.

The top court had earlier stayed their arrest till February 19. Earlier, during the hearing, SC asked Gujarat government why Teesta Setalvad and her husband were needed in custody for questioning!

Gujarat police wanted to question them in a case of alleged misappropriation of funds worth Rs 1.5 crore meant for rehabilitation of post-Godhra riot victims.

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