The petition has been filed by Syed Wasim Rizvi, former Chairman Uttar Pradesh Central Waqf Board and President, All India Shia Yateem Khana, alleging that few of the messages of God, the Almighty Allah written in the Holy Quran, are negative and promote violence and hatred.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.