[Gareeb Nawaz Masjid demolition] Allahabad High Court seeks govt reply on plea by The Wire to quash FIR against journos

The FIR was register by Uttar Pradesh Police against two journalists working with The Wire, after they did a video report on the Gareeb Nawaz Mosque demolition issue in Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknow bench and Gareeb Nawaz mosque, The Wire
Lucknow bench and Gareeb Nawaz mosque, The Wire

The Allahabad High Court has sought response from the Uttar Pradesh government on plea moved by news portal, The Wire and two of its journalists seeking quashing of the First Information Report (FIR) registered against them for a video report about Gareeb Nawaz Mosque demolition in Uttar Pradesh. (Foundation for Independent Journalism v. State of Uttar Pradesh)

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