The Pune Police on Tuesday morning searched the home of a Delhi University professor in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case. Gautam Budhh Nagar’s Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Vaibhav Krishna confirmed this to IANS.
The search was conducted by Pune police team headed by Deputy Commissioner of Police Bachchan Singh.
“Pune police team searched the home of Delhi University professor Hany Babu this morning under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Pune, Shivaji Pawar,” Vaibhav Krishna told IANS.
Pune’s Assistant Commissioner of Police Shivaji Pawar said that the team has seized some electronic devices from Babu’s residence but no arrest has been made.
Vaibhav Krishna said that the search operation was video recorded so that no problem arises later on.
The 45-year old professor teaches English at Delhi University. The search was conducted on the basis of an offence registered at Vishrambaug police station in Pune with regard to Elgar Parishad, that took place on December 31, 2017, on the eve of 200th anniversary of Bhima-Koregaon battle.
One person died in the caste-related violence on January 1, 2018.
Ten activists were arrested in 2018 as part of the inquiry into the caste violence at Bhima Koregaon.