Sedition case towards Dua: HP police submit probe report in sealed cowl earlier than SC

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 15

Himachal Pradesh Police on Wednesday submitted its report back to the Supreme Court in a sealed cowl on probe right into a sedition case towards senior journalist Vinod Dua on the occasion of an area BJP chief.

A Bench headed by Justice UU Lalit was knowledgeable within the morning that the report requested for by the court docket has been submitted. The Bench mentioned the matter can be taken up on the finish of the board however couldn’t be heard.

Now it’s prone to be taken up subsequent week.

The high court docket had on July 7 prolonged safety from arrest until July 15 for senior journalist Vinod Dua who’s going through a sedition case in Himachal Pradesh.

It had directed the Himachal Pradesh Police to file report on probe into the case towards Dua probe in a sealed cowl. It had mentioned if glad with the petitioner’s contentions, it could quash the FIR.

On June 14, it had refused to remain the probe into the sedition case towards Dua however protected him from arrest.

It had requested Dua to hitch the probe and cooperate with the police within the course of by way of video conferencing or on-line mode. Police can interrogate Dua at his residence in Delhi after giving him a 24-hour prior discover, it added.

The high court docket additionally deferred to August 6 listening to on TV anchor Amish Devgan’s petition searching for quashing of a number of FIRs for his alleged remarks towards Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti as notices had not been served to all of the events.

A Bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar had on June 26 stayed coercive motion towards Devgan within the case.

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