Allahabad High Court stays arrest of retired IAS officer booked for Tweet on COVID-19 management in Uttar Pradesh

It was alleged by the State that the photographs attached to the tweet were from 2014 and were deliberately used to spread hatred and resulted in spreading tension among different sections in the locality.
Lucknow HC, Twitter
Lucknow HC, Twitter

The Allahabad High Court has stayed the arrest of Surya Pratap Singh, a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, who was booked for posting certain photographs on Twitter in relation to COVID-19 management in the State (Surya Pratap Singh v. State of UP).

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