New Delhi, November 27
*Journalist Arnab Goswami’s interim bail in 2018 abetment to suicide case will continue till Bombay HC disposes his plea: SC.
*Goswami’s interim bail shall be operative for another 4 weeks from day HC decides his plea in abetment to suicide case: SC.
*SC says high courts, lower courts must be alive to misuse of criminal law by state.
*SC, HCs, district judiciary should ensure criminal law does not become weapon for selective harassment of citizens, says apex court.
*Doors of this court cannot be closed to citizen who has prima facie showed state has misused its power, says SC.
*SC says deprivation of personal liberty even for a single day is too much.
*There is pressing need for courts to remedy institutional problems of delay in dealing with bail application, says SC.
*Prima facie there is disconnect between FIR and ingredients of offence of abetment to suicide, says SC. PTI