Sudha Bharadwaj, trade union activist and lawyer, has been put under house arrest till 6 September in connection to her alleged role in the Bhima Koregaon clashes and for having Maoist links . The arrest came after the Pune police carried out multi-city raids on the residences of suspected activists and lawyers.

The Quint has been reporting live updates of the activists’ arrests.

On 31 August, Bharadwaj wrote an open letter regarding the press release by the Pune police and refuted the allegations against her.
Here’s the full text of the letter:

Regarding the letter issued to the press by Pune police-

– Sudha Bharadwaj

Dated 31.08.3018

Through my lawyer Vrinda Grover

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