The Superb Courtroom on Wednesday directed the Tripura police to not take any coercive motion in opposition to 3 civil society participants together with a journalist in reference to an FIR lodged underneath the cruel UAPA provisions in opposition to them for allegedly bringing info via social media posts about focused violence in opposition to the minority neighborhood within the state.
A bench comprising Leader Justice N V Ramana and Justices A S Bopanna and Hima Kohli additionally issued a understand to the Agartala police at the plea filed by means of advocates, Mukesh and Ansarul Haq, and journalist Shyam Meera Singh in opposition to accommodation of the FIR in opposition to them.
The participants of the civil society, who had been a part of a fact-finding committee, have additionally challenged the Constitutional validity of a few provisions of the Illegal Actions (Prevention) Act, 1967 at the grounds that the definition of illegal actions is obscure and extensive; additionally, the statute makes grant of bail to accused very tough.
Not too long ago, the north-eastern state witnessed incidents of arson, looting and violence after experiences emerged from Bangladesh that the Hindu minorities there were attacked all the way through Durga Puja’ on allegations of blasphemy.
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