UP Loses Case In Top Court Seeking Tough Charges Against Dr Kafeel Khan
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UP Loses Case In Top Court Seeking Tough Charges Against Dr Kafeel Khan

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December 17, 2020

The Uttar Pradesh government today lost its case in the Supreme Court seeking tough charges against a doctor, Kafeel Khan, under the National Security Act (NSA) for a speech against the amended citizenship law.


New Delhi, 17 December 2020

"Criminal cases will be decided on their own merits. You cannot use a preventive detention order in another case," Chief Justice of India SA Bobde said, confirming an Allahabad High Court order that had freed the doctor. "It seems to be a good order by the High Court. We see no reason to interfere with the order. But the observations will not affect the prosecution on criminal cases," Justice Bobde said.

Source -NDTV


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