Pointers on The Case : Vinod Dua Vs. Union of India

  • In a relief to journalist Vinod Dua, the 3-judge seat of U Lalit, M Shantanagoudar and Vineet Saran, JJ, in a unique hearing on Sunday limited the Himachal Pradesh police from capturing him till July 6 in a rebellion argument stopped against him in the state over his Youtube show.
  • The Court said that Dua should join the examination and there will be no stay on the continuous test attempted by the Himachal Pradesh police. It additionally gave notification to the Center and the state government and looked for their reactions inside about fourteen days.
  • The candidate as far as the offer made by him in his correspondence dated 12.06.2020, will broaden full collaboration through Video Conferencing or Online mode.
  • The Himachal Pradesh Police will be qualified for carry on the examination including cross examination of the solicitor at his home in the wake of giving him earlier notification of 24 hours and following the Social Distancing standards recommended during Covid-19 Pandemic.
  • The Court additionally coordinated that the oath in answer documented in the interest of the State will show the means taken during examination and a total Status Report will be recorded before the following date of hearing.
  • “The concerned Investigating Officer will remain by and by present on the off chance that the open Court hearing is continued by this Court or will be accessible on the off chance that the procedures are taken up through Video Conferencing mode.”
  • Senior supporter Vikas Singh, showing up for Dua, not just looked for remaining of the FIR rather requested its subduing, saying the essential right of the right to speak freely of discourse and articulation of the writer has been removed by recording of the dissidence case.
  • “In the event that such charges are slapped against people, a large number of them may fall inside the ambit of dissidence charges.”
  • Conceding break help, the seat said that it was not delving into the subtleties of the matter and will likewise not stay the test.
  • As indicated by the grumbling, he had blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for utilizing “passings and fear assaults” to get votes.
  • Dua has been charged under segments 124A (rebellion), 268 (public disturbance), 501 (printing matter known to be disparaging) and 505 (explanations helpful for public naughtiness) based on a grumbling last month by BJP’s Mahasu unit president Ajay Shyam.
  • Dua was sent a notification requesting that he show up before the police in Shimla. Himachal Pradesh police work force had shown up at his Delhi home on Friday morning to serve the notification.
  • In his answer to the notification, Dua said he can’t visit Kumarsain police headquarters on account of his wellbeing, age and the COVID-19 convention for movement and isolate.
  • BJP pioneer Ajay Shyam had griped that Dua made strange charges on his 15-minute YouTube show on March 30. The BJP pioneer asserted that Dua had impelled savagery against the public authority and the executive by getting out bogus and pernicious word.