Former JNU student Sharjeel Imam, who has been charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for allegedly giving inflammatory speeches at Aligarh Muslim University and Delhi’s Jamia area, has filed a petition in Delhi High Court.
Countering Kapil Sibal, the bench asked What is this argument of striking down the provision? Can it be struck down today? To this, Sibal replied that prima facie the provision is unconstitutional and its operation should be stayed.
During the hearing today, the Delhi High Court said that the speech made by Umar Khalid in Amravati prima facie appears to be objectionable and provocative based on which the case was registered by the police.
A Delhi Court today has dismissed the bail plea of Jamia Millia Islamia student and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) youth wing leader Meeran Haider who was arrested on April 1, 2020 in Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) case related to the Delhi Riots of 2020