[Breaking] No FIR or 'adverse action' to be taken invoking Section 118-A, Kerala Police Act until State takes a decision: Kerala High Court

The AAG informed the Court today that the State Government is reconsidering the matter. The matter has been posted for further hearing tomorrow when the State is expected to file an official communication.
Kerala hc, State police headquarters
Kerala hc, State police headquarters

The Kerala High Court today passed an interim order making it clear that no adverse action, suo motu case or FIR shall be registered invoking the controversial ordinance which introduced Section 118-A recently to the Kerala Police Act, 2011, until the State Government takes a decision on its implementation.

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