Courts grants protection from arrest to Shehla Rashid in Sedition Case

Shehla Rashid

New Delhi, Sep 10 : A Delhi Court on Monday has granted interim protection from arrest to Kashmir activist Shehla Rashid in the case for sedition booked against her.

Additional sessions judge Pawan Kumar Jain at Patiala House court granted interim bail to her, observing “I am of the view that the matter requires investigation in detail” and posted it next for November 5. Till then, he ordered that the “accused shall not be arrested”.

An FIR was lodged on a complaint filed against her under Sedition Law , by a Supreme Court lawyer , on allegations of defaming Indian Army through her tweets.

The Court added that she should cooperate with the investigation.

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