JNU Sedition Case: Court refuses to take cognizance of chargesheet filed by Delhi Police

Shruti Mahajan January 19 2019
INX Media

The Patiala House Court at Delhi today refused to take cognizance of the sedition case filed against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Student Union President Kanhaiya Kumar, students Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and seven others, citing the absence of approval from the Delhi government to file the chargesheet.

Judge Deepak Sahrawat questioned the Delhi Police after noting that the chargesheet against the accused was filed without prior sanction from the legal department of the Delhi government.

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