Court grants more time to Del Govt in JNU sedition case

Court grants more time to Del Govt in JNU sedition case

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New Delhi Apr 8 : A Delhi court on Monday granted more time to the Delhi Government to file sanction in the charge sheet filed against Kanhaiya Kumar and others in 2016 JNU sedition case.

Delhi Police has submitted in this matter to the court that the sanction in this matter was an administrative action and chargesheet can be filed without that. Delhi Police had filed a charge sheet before the court in connection with the sedition case against JNU students Kanhaiya Kumar and others for allegedly raising anti-India slogans and requested more time for filing the required sanction from Delhi Government.

A protest was held in JNU on February 9, 2016 against death sentence given to Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhat during which anti-national slogans were reportedly raised. Counsel for Delhi Government requested to court for granting more time for sanction in the case.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Deepak Sherawat after hearing the plea on behalf of Delhi Government granted more time to Delhi Government by adjourning the matter till July, 23. (UNI)