No Suo Moto Contempt Initiated Against Rajdeep Sardesai; Case Status Shown Inadvertently, Says Supreme Court:

17th Feb,2021

No Suo Moto Contempt Initiated Against Rajdeep Sardesai; Case Status Shown Inadvertently, Says Supreme Court:

The Supreme Court sources have explained that no suo moto criminal hatred procedures have been started against senior columnist Rajdeep Sardesai and that the status of case appeared at the SC Website as Suo Moto Case(Criminal) 2/2020(the body of evidence enrolled against Sardesai) has been set "inadvertently".It was additionally said that fitting activity to redress the equivalent is under interaction. On Tuesday night, it came to public information that a suo moto criminal hatred argument has been enrolled against columnist Rajdeep Sardesai as SMC(Crl) 2/2020. The case identified with a grievance recorded by one Aastha Khurana a year ago over a portion of the tweets made by Sardesai against the legal executive. In September 2020, the Attorney General for India, KK Venugopal, had declined agree to start criminal hatred on the grievance. The AG had seen that the tweets were not genuine enough to subvert the greatness of the Court.

Following that, the Khurana straightforwardly documented an appeal in the Supreme Court. According to the data recovered from the authority site, the grumbling was documented on September 21, 2020. On February 9, 2021, an interlocutory application was recorded looking for authorisation for suo moto activity considering the assent declined by the Attorney General. On February 13, the case was enrolled as In Re: Rajdeep Sardesai with the number SMC(Crl) 2/2020.