No approval for prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar, courtroom seeks standing report from Delhi authorities

by Jeremy Spirogis
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A Delhi courtroom on Wednesday ordered the Delhi authorities to file a standing report within the case of elevating anti-national slogans in JNU. The Delhi Police had sought the Delhi authorities's approval to run a sedition case in opposition to scholar chief Kanhaiya Kumar and others, which remains to be pending. The subsequent listening to of the case shall be on April 3.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Purushottam Pathak has requested the Delhi Police to ship a reminder to the Delhi authorities. The Justice of the Peace stated {that a} new authorities has been fashioned. Send them a reminder. Earlier within the listening to, the Delhi authorities knowledgeable the courtroom that no choice has been taken to permit the prosecution. <! –

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                 The reply revealed that the case file is pending with Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who’s holding the duty of Home Department.

Police was reprimanded

Earlier within the case, the Patiala House Court of Delhi had given a robust rebuke to the police and requested the Delhi Police why the Kejriwal authorities had not taken approval earlier than submitting the cost sheet within the case. Don't you might have a authorized division? The courtroom had stated that till the Delhi authorities doesn’t approve the submitting of the cost sheet on this case, it won’t take cognizance of it.

Students are made accused

The Crime Branch of Delhi Police had filed a 1200-page cost sheet, wherein Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and 7 different Kashmiri college students have been named as the primary accused. Anti-national slogans have been raised within the JNU campus on the anniversary of the execution of the 2002 Parliament assault convict Afzal Guru on 9 February 2016.

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