Which is the appropriate government to give prior sanction for UAPA cases? Kerala High Court answers

The Kerala High Court dismissed appeals moved by 19 men accused of conspiring to murder RSS worker Elamthottathil Manoj, allegedly motivated by political enmity stemming from a murder attempt on a CPI (M) leader.
Which is the appropriate government to give prior sanction for UAPA cases? Kerala High Court answers
Chief Justice S. Manikumar and Justice Shaji P. Chaly

The Kerala High Court recently ruled that the appropriate authority to give prior sanction so that a court may take cognizance of a case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) will depend on the investigating agency and not the place of the alleged offence.

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