2016 Maoist attack: Varavara Rao, Surendra Gadling sent back to Yerawada Jail

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): A local court here on Monday sent back activists Varavara Rao and Surendra Gadling to Yerawada Jail after their 11-day police custody in connection with a 2016 Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) case related to the Maoist attack at Surjagadh.

The Aheri Court has placed them under judicial remand. They are also accused in Bhima Koregaon case.

A Pune Court had on January 31 sent Rao and Gadling to Gadchiroli Police’s custody.

Gadling and Rao were arrested in June last year and were lodged in the Yerawada jail.