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[Live-Updates] SC's Special Sunday Hearing On Plea By Journalist Vinod Dua Seeking Protection From Arrest

Sanya Talwar
14 Jun 2020 5:34 AM GMT
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In a Special Sunday Sitting, the SC is hearing Journalist Vinod Dua's plea seeking protection from Arrest & all other coercive action in connection with FIRs filed against him in various states. It is alleged that Dua spread communal hatred.

Live Updates

  • 14 Jun 2020 6:03 AM GMT

    SC grants him protection from arrest till next date of hearing i.e. 6th july

  • 14 Jun 2020 5:53 AM GMT

    Bench refuses to stay the investigation, asks for a status report on probe by the State Government.

    The Investigating Authorities (HP Police) shall give 24 hour prior notice to Dua before they’d want to interrogate him in accordance with law.

  • 14 Jun 2020 5:50 AM GMT

    Singh continues, says the BJP leader who has filed the complaint is a “puppet in the hands” of the ruling party.

    Bench : Please don’t use such adjectives. They are not required.

  • 14 Jun 2020 5:49 AM GMT

    Bench says it is not inclined to stay investigation.

    Senior Advocate Vikas Singh: “ I beseech your lordships to again consider this My lord. Someone should be responsible for filing this FIR. This is wrong My lord”

  • 14 Jun 2020 5:47 AM GMT

    Senior Advocate Singh : “Whatever the government does not file palpable, harassment continues. How many FIRs will I be harassed with?”

  • 14 Jun 2020 5:47 AM GMT

    Senior Advocate Singh : “Whatever the government does not file palpable, harassement continues. How many FIRs will I be harassed with?”

  • 14 Jun 2020 5:44 AM GMT

    Order:

    The Respondent (SG) prays for a prayer of two weeks time to reply. Rejoinder be filed thereafter [notice issued to Centre and State of Himachal Pradesh]

    “This arises out of an order issued under order 160 CRPC in PS Shimla...

  • 14 Jun 2020 5:41 AM GMT

    Singh urges for a stay on FIRs registered against Vinod Dua in different states. “Its a video clip, it should have been investigated. This is a clear case of genuinity”

  • 14 Jun 2020 5:40 AM GMT

    Senior Advocate Vikas Singh : If what my client (vinod dua) has said i sedition, then only two channels will work in this country!

  • 14 Jun 2020 5:39 AM GMT

    SG: I want to point to a feature, if My Lord is issuing notice, i don’t want to trouble my lord.

    Bench:

    Respond to notice and respond to what shall be the proceedings in the interim.

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