As the hearing on Kanhaiya Kumar’s bail application started, RP Luthra interrupted the petitioner counsel for using RSS as extremist and asked for expunging such language.
Ranjit Kumar was arguing for Union of India in this case.
Subhash Chandran’s petition was withdrawn, with liberty to file fresh petition. Raju Ramachandran was arguing in Kanhaiya Kumar’s hearing.
The court asked why Kanhaiya Kumar didn’t approach High Court for bail?
Court said to Kanhaiya Kumar: If you were prevented from going to High Court, then you could approach Supreme Court.
During JNU hearing, RP Luthra again says he is pained. Everyone laughed. He asked Soli Sorabhjee for pain killer. Meanwhile, Ranjit Kumar, Solicitor General arguing that there is no safety issue in High Court; they have alternate remedy.
Ranjit also said that courts are functioning & there is no threat to any lawyer to go to courts.
Court asks solicitor general if they can assure security in the high court? Vrinda Grover, advocate for accused had submitted that it was a life threatening situation. R. P. Luthra says that he is offering his own personal security to the lawyers for accused. He also says that he will go to file papers for accused.
Now Soli Sorabhjee arguing for petitioner. It is not an imaginary apprehension. Those who were part of the mob is not at all remorseful.
Supreme Court said charges against Kanhaiya Kumar are serious; directs the accused to approach High Court today. Kanhaiya Kumar’s counsel asking if Delhi Police can provide protection, if they move to High Court today for bail application.
SC directs HC to list Kanhaiya’s case at the earliest. HC to regulate entry of others to the courtroom during hearing. High Court asked to regulate entry of others to the courtroom in consultation with Registrar General of High Court.
Delhi police to provide adequate security to the lawyers of Kanhaiya Kumar.
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