Hyderabad students' bail plea not opposed

Hyderabad, March 28: A court on Monday, March 28 was set to pronounce orders on bail petitions of 25 students and two faculty members of University of Hyderabad as the public prosecutor did not file a counter to the bail plea.

A lawyer said the government had not opposed the bail, creating hopes that the students might get early bail.


The students and faculty members were arrested on March 22 during a police crackdown on those protesting the return of P. Appa Rao as the vice chancellor after a two-month leave.

A section of students want the sacking and arrest of Appa Rao, holding him responsible for the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.


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