The Ideal Court docket on Wednesday directed the Tripura police to not take any coercive motion towards 3 civil society participants together with a journalist in reference to an FIR lodged beneath the tough UAPA provisions towards them for allegedly bringing information via social media posts about “focused violence” towards 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 realize to the Agartala police at the plea filed through advocates, Mukesh and Ansarul Haq, and journalist Shyam Meera Singh towards accommodation of the FIR towards them.
The participants of the civil society, who had been a part of a truth discovering 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 imprecise and large; additionally, the statute makes grant of bail to accused very tricky.
Not too long ago, the north-eastern state witnessed incidents of arson, looting and violence after stories emerged from Bangladesh that the Hindu minorities there have been attacked all the way through ‘Durga Puja’ on allegations of blasphemy.
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