Supreme Court on Delhi Hate Speech: The Supreme Court has raised questions on the action of Delhi Police in the hate speech case.
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Supreme Court on Delhi Hate Speech: The Supreme Court on Friday questioned the Delhi Police regarding the progress in the investigation of the hate speech case regarding the Hindu Yuva Vahini program organized under the leadership of Sudarshan News TV editor Suresh Chavhanke in Delhi in December 2021. The Supreme Court said that the FIR was registered in the case after 5 months. But the charge sheet has not been filed yet. Let us tell you that the division bench of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha has directed the investigating officer to keep on record the steps taken in the investigation in the case. Along with this, a reply has also been sought in the matter within two weeks.
In fact, on Friday, the Supreme Court was hearing a contempt petition filed by Peeth activist Tushar Gandhi. Through the petition, it was alleged that the Delhi Police had violated the instructions issued in the Tehseen Poonawala case. Questioning the Delhi Police about the investigation, the apex court said, “What are you doing with regard to the investigation? The incident happened on 19th December 2021. The FIR has been lodged after 5 months in May 2021. You have to file the FIR.” Why did it take 5 months?” Let us tell you that Additional Solicitor General KM Nataraj is representing Delhi Police in the matter.
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The top court said what steps have you taken after May 2022? What did you do in this case? How many arrests have you made? What investigation have you done in the matter? How many people have been investigated so far?” The apex court said that after May 4, it has been 8 months in the case. What progress has been made? If you file an FIR after 5 months, and after that 8 months there is no concrete Progress doesn’t happen….you tell us…what are you doing” However, responding to this question, Solicitor General KM Nataraj said that there was no deliberate delay in registering the FIR. Because the police was verifying the case. Let us tell you that in 2021, in a program of Hindu Yuva Vahini, hate speeches were given against the Muslim community.
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Story first published: Friday, January 13, 2023, 17:16 [IST]