Justice IP Mukerji said: We are almost under full lockdown. This probe started in 2017. They were not arrested then and probe was completed without arresting them. Why do you think they need to be arrested now and prevented from discharging their public duties?”
The Supreme Court has observed that under section 167 Criminal Procedure Code in appropriate cases it will be open to courts to order “house arrest” while dismissing the statutory bail plea filed by social activist Gautam Navlakha in Bhima Koregaon Case.
National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah and vice-president Omar Abdullah have filed habeas corpus petitions before the J&K High Court, seeking the ‘release’ of 15 senior party members from detention, but the J&K administration has clearly told the court that not one of them is under detention.
The Delhi High Court bench while hearing the petition filed highlighting the recent incidents of children committing suicides, or going into depression refused to entertain a PIL seeking formulation of policy protecting children from online game addiction.