The Supreme Court has quashed the the detention of a man under the Telangana Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act, 1986, while stating that to invoke a public detention law against someone, it is not enough that his/her actions pose a threat to law and order, but the actions must affect.
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to all states and Union Territories (UTs) on a petition, seeking direction to the Centre to advise all police stations against registering FIRs under Section 66A, which was declared unconstitutional by the top court on March 24, 2015.
Five-time Paralympian shooter Naresh Kumar Sharma has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court order against his arbitrary non-selection for the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020. The petitioner has challenged the Delhi HC order saying it didn't take into account the urgency of the matter.
The petition said the rules governing the field are vague and there is no clarity on either the colour of the uniform or what constituted a uniform, thereby giving a wide discretion to law enforcement agencies to prosecute drivers.
The Supreme Court said the unfortunate incident with the Additional Sessions Judge was widely reported in newspapers and social media, and the same was taken into consideration by the Jharkhand High Court
The petitioner was arrested under the charges of abduction and murder of Bhanwari Devi in connection with FIR for the offences under Sections 120B, 364, 302, and 201 IPC and Section 3(2)(v) of SC/ ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.