The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday directed two accused to install coloured LED TV at a local District Hospital, manufactured anywhere but in China, as a pre-condition for bail.
"The petitioner alongwith petitioner in McrC No.11789/20 undertake to purchase and install a black coloured LED T.V. at Renbasera, District Hospital Morar worth atleast Rs.25,000/- manufactured in India or abroad except China.
Compliance report pertaining to Condition No.8 alongwith photographs in that regard shall be submitted to the Registry of this Court," the bench of Justice Sheel Nagu ordered.
The peculiar bail condition was imposed in two separate bail applications, moved by the accused involved in the same criminal case registered for attempt to murder.
While observing that the charge sheet in the matter had been filed and the accused were no longer required for custodial interrogation, the bench directed that the accused be released on bail on their furnishing personal bonds in the sum of Rs.25,000/- each, with one solvent surety each of the like amount to the satisfaction of the concerned Magistrate.
The bail condition of installing a "non-Chinese" TV assumes significance vis-à-vis the recent drift to boycott Chinese goods in the backdrop of India-China stand off at Galwan valley, Ladakh
Yesterday evening, the Central Government decided to block 59 mobile apps, mostly Chinese, including Tik Tok, ShareIt, UC Browser, Cam Scanner, Xender etc.
The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has decided to invoke powers under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000, read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 to block these apps, citing threat to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.
Case Title: Arvind Patel v. State Of Madhya Pradesh
Case No.: Mcrc.19127/2020
Quorum: Justice Sheel Nagu
Appearance: Advocate Rajeev Upadhyay (for Petitioner); Public Prosecutor AS Ghuraiya (for State)