'Rejection of interim application shall not be construed as an impediment to the petitioner seeking alternate remedies. Observations are prima facie in nature confined to the present application only', Justice Shinde the presiding judge says.
The bench clarifies that its observations are prima facie in the nature only for the purpose of deciding the interim application and will not apply to the application made by #ArnabGoswami seeking regular bail.
The bench says that it had made clear that alternate remedy is available to the petitioners. The bench says that it had also made clear that the case will not bar the alternate remedies of the petitioner.
The bench had held a special sitting on Saturday from 12 noon to 6 PM to hear the case. Before that, the bench had heard the case on Thursday and Friday from 3 PM to 5 PM. It also heard Advocates Vijay Agarwal and Nikhil Mengde for the co-accused in the matter, Nitish Sarda and Praveen Rajesh Singh, respectively.