Surrender first: SC refuses to extend medical bail to Jitendra Tyagi in hate speech case


The Supreme Court docket refused to increase the interim bail granted to Jitendra Narayan Singh Tyagi, previously referred to as Wasim Rizvi, in reference to the hate speech case. The courtroom has requested Jitendra Tyagi to give up earlier than September 5.

The Supreme courtroom had additionally requested Jitendra Tyagi that concord needs to be maintained within the society (Picture: File)

The Supreme Court docket on Monday refused to increase the medical bail granted to Jitendra Tyagi alias Wasim Rizvi in a case pertaining to alleged hate speech at Haridwar Dharam Sansad. The courtroom directed Wasim Rizvi to give up by Friday.

A bench of Justice Ajay Rastogi and Justice BV Nagarathna was contemplating Tyagi’s plea difficult Uttarakhand Excessive Court docket’s March order denying him bail. The courtroom had in Might granted him interim bail on medical grounds for 3 months.

On Monday, senior advocate Sidharth Luthra showing for Tyagi argued in favour of extension of his medical bail. He took the courtroom via all of the circumstances registered in opposition to him with the identical allegations and questioned if the identical could possibly be carried out.

Luthra identified that each one the circumstances registered in opposition to him are both disposed of or he hasn’t been chargesheeted. He additional argued that within the second FIR filed in opposition to Tyagi, whereas he was arrested, the others have been launched on bail.

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“We will not preserve observe of circumstances in opposition to you,” the bench remarked. Luthra submitted that the development now could be that any episode with digital broadcast results in a number of FIRs throughout India.

‘Your shopper has to maintain a non-public secretary to maintain observe of what number of circumstances are pending in opposition to him,” Justice Rastogi remarked in a lighter vein.

“On the identical allegations, can there be two chargesheets and two prosecutions?” Luthra requested.

“Because you’re on interim bail, it’s important to Surender first. Return. You possibly can’t proceed on medical grounds,” Justice Rastogi mentioned.

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