SC bars arrest of Shashi Tharoor and senior journalists: 26 January Case. The SC ( Supreme Court) bars the arrest of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and senior journalists.
The Supreme Court has stayed the arrest of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and senior journalists.
Among the people who have been granted relief by the top court are journalists Rajdeep Sardesai, Anant Nath, Paresh Nath, Vinod Jose, Mrinal Pandey, Zafar Aga besides Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.
Now the arrest of all these has been stayed by the court. Apart from this, the Supreme Court has also issued a notice on the demand for cancellation of FIRs registered in other states including UP.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and journalist Rajdeep Sardesai took refuge in the Supreme Court last week on the FIR lodged against them for misleading tweets over the tractor parade of agricultural law farmers on Republic Day.
Journalists Mrinal Pandey, Zafar Agha, Paresh Nath, and Anant Nath had moved the Supreme Court against these FIRs.
Delhi Police had registered a case against Tharoor, Rajdeep, ‘Caravan’ magazine, and others on 30 January.
Earlier, Noida police had registered a case of sedition on Tharoor and six journalists with violence and other charges during the tractor parade in Delhi.
The Madhya Pradesh Police has also registered a case against Tharoor and six journalists for allegedly making misleading tweets on violence during the tractor parade in Delhi.
What is the matter
Let me tell you that on January 26, in Delhi, a tractor overturned and killed the person who died from the police bullet.
It is noteworthy that the tractor parade was taken out on 26 January in Delhi to pressurize the government to withdraw all three new agricultural laws. But soon chaos spread and fierce violence ensued on the streets of Delhi.
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