The Delhi authorities has given a go-ahead to the town police to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and two others in reference to a 2016 sedition case, sources instructed PTI on Friday.
His remarks got here on the heels of a Delhi Court asking for a standing report on the pending sanction to prosecute Kumar and different.
He mentioned; “I’ve no interference in the concerned dept. I can’t change their decision but can ask them to make a decision as soon as possible.”
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Delhi Court asking Police to ship one other reminder to Delhi Govt about sanction for prosecution in 2016 JNU sedition case: I’ve no interference in the involved dept. I can not change their determination however can ask them to decide as quickly as potential pic.twitter.com/wLAdQkdD1m
— ANI (@ANI) February 19, 2020
The court docket had posted the matter for listening to on April 3.
On September 18 2019, the Delhi court docket had requested the state authorities to determine inside a month on the sanction to prosecute Kumar and others.
The case includes alleged elevating of slogans that have been deemed seditious on the JNU campus throughout an occasion in opposition to the demise sentence handed out to Afzal Guru, convict of 2001 parliament assault.
Delhi Police filed a cost sheet on January 14, 2019, Three years after the case turned a national headline-grabber. The cost sheet mentions 10 JNU college students as the primary accused, together with Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and 7 Kashmiri college students.