PIL at the behest of third party to quash FIR sets wrong precedent under criminal law: Supreme Court

The Court was hearing a plea to quash FIRs registered against at least 24 persons for putting up posters which criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the COVID vaccine policy.
PIL at the behest of third party to quash FIR sets wrong precedent under criminal law: Supreme Court
Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah

The Supreme Court on Friday observed that entertaining a public interest litigation by a third party to quash a First Information Report (FIR) would set a wrong precedent under criminal law (Pradeep Kumar Yadav v. Union of India).

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