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Supreme Court of India to hear Teesta Setalvad bail plea

New Delhi(PTI): A new bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the plea of social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, who are seeking anticipatory bail in a case of alleged misappropriation of public funds.

According to reports, the new bench shall comprise of Justice Dipak Mishra and Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel.

An FIR had reportedly been lodged last year against Setalwad, her husband Javed Anand and Tanvir Jafri, son of former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri (who was killed in the 2002 Gujarat riots), for allegedly embezzling funds meant for a museum for the victims of the incident.

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