'Delhi Police being pressurised not to oppose bail of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar'

A lawyer on Thursday told the Supreme Court that Delhi Police is being pressurised not to oppose bail of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union​ (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar, facing sedition charge in connection with an event at JNU where anti-national slogans.

'Delhi Police being pressurised not to oppose bail of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar'

New Delhi: A lawyer on Thursday told the Supreme Court that Delhi Police is being pressurised not to oppose bail of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union​ (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar, facing sedition charge in connection with an event at JNU where anti-national slogans.

Meanwhile, the apex court said that it is keeping an eye on law and order situation in Patiala House court and everyone should be careful while giving statements.

The top court will hear the matter related to Patiala House Court at 2 PM.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stepped in and issued a tough message to Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi to personally ensure the safety and security of JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, journalists and others in Patiala House Court complex.

The country's top court had yesterday rushed a 6-member team of Kapil Sibal, Rajeev Dhawan, Dushyant Dave, Ajit Sinha, AGN Rao and Harin Rawal to assess the situation in the Patiala House Court complex.

While informing the bench of Justices J Chelameswar and AM Sapre orally, the team termed the situation at the Patiala House Court as "unprecedented" and there was an "atmosphere was of fear and terror".

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