Sedition case was logged against a journalist by The Gurjarat High Court Court
9 nov 2020
Since the journalist has published incorrect information regarding The Gujarat court this case was filed. The incorrect information was " possible change of the leadership in Gujarat assuming that this was being done because of the growing criticism about the growing coronavirus cases in the state". The oder was given the editor and owner of face's of nation's apologized for the unconditionally for the allegedly defamatory article.
According to the police, May 7 Dhawal Patel had allegedly raised the possibility in a story that Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya had been called by the Delhi High Command (of the BJP) to change leadership in Gujarat. BJP leader Mansukh Mandavia is a Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat.
Dhawal Patel had mentioned in his article that the situation is worsening due to Coronavirus in Gujarat. The failure of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani is behind the rise in the case of infections, which has also been noted by the Central government and therefore Mandavia has been called by the BJP high command. Hehad written that because of this the speculation of change of leadership in the state has intensified.
Under section 124A of IPC and 54 of the Disaster Management Act was registered. And Dhawal was arrested in May 2020 and was kept in the jail for 15 days. The court has stated that since the journalist has started his career the petitioner has apologized and so the court is satisfied with it