The Supreme Court today will pronounce its verdict on a plea filed by journalist Vinod Dua seeking quashing of FIR lodged against him for sedition and other offences by a BJP leader in Himachal Pradesh over his YouTube show.
On October 6, 2020, the bench of Justices U.U. Lalit and Vineet Saran, had reserved their verdict after hearing arguments for Dua, the Himachal Pradesh government and the complainant in the case.
The court had asked the parties to file written submissions in the matter within three days. On July 20, 2020, the court had extended till further orders the protection granted to Dua from any coercive action in the case.