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Father Stan Swamy, accused in Bhima Koregaon case dies at 84

Father Stan Swamy a priest and accused in the Bhima Koregaon Maoists links case, passed away on Monday.

News about Father Stan Swamy death was confirmed by his counsel at the Bombay High Court when the court took up Stan’s bail plea. Swamy was arrested by the NIA in October.

Stan Swamy lawyers had moved the Bombay High Court seeking an urgent hearing on his medical bail plea after the octogenarian’s health condition deteriorated on Sunday and he was put on ventilator support.

Father Swamy was admitted to a private hospital since May and was in a serious condition due to which he was at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and was put on a ventilator on Sunday after his condition deteriorated.

His lawyer Mihir Desai said that Swamy’s health condition deteriorated may be due to long-term post-Covid complications.

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