"Sheer abuse of law:" Jammu & Kashmir High Court quashes sedition case against Ladakh councillor for comments on Indian Army after Galwan clash

The Court said that though the comments may have been "unsavoury and detestable", it would not amount to either “sedition‟.
Jammu Kashmir HC, Sedition
Jammu Kashmir HC, Sedition

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court recently quashed a sedition case filed against Zakir Hussain, a Councillor of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Kargil, (LAHDCK) for his demeaning comments on the Indian armed forces in the backdrop of clashes with China at Galwan Valley of Ladakh last year (Zakir Hussain Vs. UT of Ladakh and ors.).

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