Fake: The old man in this image with his feet chained is not Stan Swamy

New Delhi, July 06: Jesuit priest Stan Swamy, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, has died, an official of a hospital where he was being treated informed the Bombay High Court on Monday.

Swamy, 84, died at 1.30 pm on Monday, Dr Ian D’Souza, director of the Holy Family Hospital in suburban Bandra, told the HC’s division bench of Justices S S Shinde and N J Jamadar.

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With Stan in judicial custody, why the NIA does not need to provide a straw, sipper

New Delhi, Nov 30: The National Investigation Agency has said that Stan Swamy is a hardcore CPI(Maoist) activist. He had been chargesheeted by the NIA earlier this year along with seven other accused for their role in the Bhima Koregaon case. 

The reports claiming that NIA recovered straw and sipper from accused Stan Swamy and sought 20 days’ time from the court to respond to Stan Swamy’s plea to allow him a straw and sipper in Taloja Central Jail, are false, incorrect and mischievous as NIA neither recovered any straw and sipper from the accused nor sought 20 days time to file reply in said application. 

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Elgar Parishad: The case against Stan Swamy 

New Delhi, Oct 09: The National Investigation Agency arrested Jharkhand based activist Stan Swamy from his Ranchi home in connection with the Elgar Parishad case.

It may be recalled that Swamy who is a Jesuit priest was questioned by the NIA in July and August. He was summoned by the NIA to Mumbai this week. The NIA says that he has links with the naxalites. 

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