Amnesty Int’l India chief stopped from flying

The court has sought a response from the CBI by Thursday when it will again hear the plea by Patel who claimed the LOC was issued without following due process of law and that a Gujarat court had permitted him to travel to the US.
Amnesty International India chief Aakar Patel
Amnesty International India chief Aakar Patel

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: Amnesty International India chief Aakar Patel was on Wednesday stopped from flying abroad by authorities at the Bengaluru international airport in the wake of a CBI look out circular (LOC) issued on December 31 last year in an FCRA case, after which he moved a special court in Delhi challenging it. The court has sought a response from the CBI by Thursday when it will again hear the plea by Patel who claimed the LOC was issued without following due process of law and that a Gujarat court had permitted him to travel to the US.

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