Activist Teesta Setalvad’s bail appeal rejected in foreign funds case


Teesta and Javed are directors of Sabrang Communications and Publishing. The Gujarat government believed that the Ford Foundation was interfering in India’s internal affairs and encouraging Teesta’s Sabrang Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace to promote “public disagreement” and so session’s court in Mumbai rejected on Friday an anticipatory bail application filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad.

They receive funds meant for charity and use it for personal expenses ranging from wine, earbuds to expensive mobile phone besides altering with the mark.

Other Charges of fraud of funds of Setalvad:

  • Setalvad was accused by twelve residents of the Gulbarg Society who were the victim of Gujarat disturbances for collecting donations in the name of riot victims but failing to use them for their benefit and sent a legal notice to her i n 2013.

- Published/Last Modified on: July 27, 2015