The number of daily cases was substantially lower now. Fortunately, the vaccine program is rolling out from next week and press reports show large-scale arrangements for the vaccination, the Judge said, adding the plea has served its purpose.
Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva said the District Magistrate should pass an order asking the protesters to shift in the wake of the DDMA order. It also said that if the order is not complied with by protesters, then the police can take action in accordance with the law.
On Thursday, the Delhi High Court asked Advocate Gautam Narayan appearing for Delhi Police to seek instructions and make arrangements as protesting is a right but it might be problematic to protest in a residential colony.
The trial court had ordered that prosecution in the case be conducted by an officer of the Delhi Police, not below the rank of Additional CP. The trial in the Chief Secretary Assault case is on hold for more than one-and-a-half years.
The Delhi High Court today set aside an impugned order and directed the trial court to consider the statement of a witness while framing charges in connection with the case related to the alleged assault on former Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.
The Supreme Court today declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to prevent the “communalisation of the reporting of Covid-19 cases” by Chief Minister of Delhi in his official capacity via different modes as well as on social media via his official and verified twitter handle @CMO Delhi.