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No Objection To Siddique Kappan Meeting A Lawyer, State Of UP Tells SC : Live Updates From Supreme Court

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20 Nov 2020 6:59 AM GMT
No Objection To Siddique Kappan Meeting A Lawyer, State Of UP Tells SC : Live Updates From Supreme Court
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The Supreme Court is hearing the habeas corpus petition filed by the Kerala Union of Working Journalist seeking the release of Kerala journalsit Siddiqque Kappan, who was arrested by the UP Police while he was on his way to...

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The Supreme Court is hearing the habeas corpus petition filed by the Kerala Union of Working Journalist seeking the release of Kerala journalsit Siddiqque Kappan, who was arrested by the UP Police while he was on his way to Hathras.

 

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  • 20 Nov 2020 7:03 AM GMT

    Supreme Court adjourns the hearing till next week. Asks Kapil Sibal, lawyer of KUWJ, to read the reply filed by the State of Uttar Pradesh.

    The bench passes an order recording the submission of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta(who appeared for State of UP) that there is no objection to the accused Siddiqque Kappan meeting a lawyer while in jail to sign a vakalatnama.

  • 20 Nov 2020 7:01 AM GMT

    There was no objection and there is no objection, SG says

    What are you saying? We have filed that order on record! Sibal tells SG

    You continue talking amongst yourself, we have passed the order, says #CJI

  • 20 Nov 2020 7:01 AM GMT

    These are false statements, let some lawyer go today and get his signature, says SG

    We will record Mr. Mehta's statement that he has no objection to an advocate approaching the accused in question for a signature wherever the accused is, says #CJI

  • 20 Nov 2020 7:01 AM GMT

    We did go to the Magistrate and said please allow us to meet the accused so we can amend the petition. The magistrate told us to go to jail authorities who then sent us back to the magistrate, says Sibal

  • 20 Nov 2020 7:00 AM GMT

    He(Tushar Mehta) is saying you were accused for a certain offence and you have a right to apply for bail. At least read his reply and the we'll hear you - CJI says

  • 20 Nov 2020 7:00 AM GMT

    You are concerned about your client, we are concerned about unfair and wrong reporting, says #CJI

  • 20 Nov 2020 7:00 AM GMT

    I have nothing to do with that. I am concerned about the unfairness metted out to me client. The incorrect reporting happens everyday, its happening all the time, says Sibal

  • 20 Nov 2020 7:00 AM GMT

    What reply? asks Sibal

    You see that. I have to say that on the last date, it was said that we have refused any relief and incorrect reporting was done, that was unfair reporting for this case, CJI says

  • 20 Nov 2020 6:59 AM GMT

    Have you seen the Reply Mr. Sibal? says #CJI

  • 20 Nov 2020 6:59 AM GMT

    Arrested with three other co-accused and their bails were heard for nine days. I have filed a detailed reply, they should approach the High Court, says the Solicitor General for State of UP

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