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Legal Cases #19: Police slap sedition charge, A tainted man, Punjab University

Police slap sedition charge against the journalist, 3 CFI members arrested during their Hathras trip

Everyday politics and debate over the tragedy of Hathras take new turns. Hathras police have recently brought in sedition charges against the journalist from Kerala they had previously detained. Three members of the Campus Front of India (CFI) were also charged with similar charges.

Journalist Siddique Kappan (of Kerala), went to Hathras to discuss the situation in the wake of the tragedy of Hathras that has caused a tumult in the region. The remaining three, Atiq-ur Rehman, Masood Ahmed, and Alam have been listed as CFI members, the student wing Popular Front of the Indian.

All were arrested under the Act on Illegal Activities during their journey to meet the family of the Hathras victim.

A tainted man, throwing ink at the top judiciary

Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, recently wrote to the Hon’ble Chief Justice, S.A. Bobde, in a letter dated 10.06.2020, alleging that certain judges in the High Court seeking to safeguard the rights, for political sensitivities, of the main opposition party, the Telugu Desam Party. For the first time in the history of the Republic, a lead minister has made a senior judge official accusation of political partiality and even corruption.

He also states that the judge of the Supreme Court “has dominated the meetings of the High Court, including a few Honorable Judges.”

In 2012, the CBI charged Reddy with raising more than Rs 1 lakh crore of wealth by misusing Y.S, his late father’s office. Who then was the CM of undivided AP. Hundreds of crore of properties of Jagan Reddy and his associates have been added by the Enforcement Directorate. In March 2013, the Enforcement Directorate attached the properties of Rs. 863 to the president of YSR Congress, Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, industrialist Nimmagadda Prasad, and their companies as proceeds of crime under the Money Laundering Act. In the first exercise, ED attached 1.775 crore value while Rs 749 crore assets were attached in June 2016. The value of the attached properties is Rs 2,524 crore.

The CBI Court has recently ruled that Reddy must appear every week before the Court.

The decision of Punjab University challenged in Punjab and Haryana High Court for the third time

For the third time, Punjab and Haryana High Court have questioned the Punjab University’s (PU)’s decision not to take a five-year admission test for law courses.

In this matter, Chirag Malli has brought an application before the Supreme Court, through defence counsel Abhinav Gupta, claiming that the University of Punjab has opted not to carry out a 5-year law course entrance examination.

The High Court asked Punjab University, why not for this course when a lot of exams are held in the country?

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