A bench of Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and M.R. Shah issued notice and directed centre to file a reply pertaining to the prayer of compensation after activist Leichombam Erendro's release which was granted yesterday.
The PIL has been filed by Harman Preet Singh a Law Graduate alleging that the detained persons were illegally detained from the Singhu border, Ghazipur border and Tikri border, in the absence of any FIR, thereby violating the basic fabric of liberty.
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the petition filed by a spiritual Guru challenging the Kerala High Court order dismissing a habeas corpus plea by the petitioner against alleged illegal detention from the custody of her parents.
The Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) had, through its plea, asked the Supreme Court to intervene and exercise its constitutional powers to order the release of Kappan calling it an illegal arrest and unlawful detention.