The Supreme Court has adjourned for four weeks the habeas corpus petition seeking the release of Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was recently arrested in Hathras..While doing so, the Court asked the petitioner to approach the Allahabad High Court for bail..The Bench of Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian was hearing a petition seeking the release of Kappan after he was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on October 5..Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal sought permission to file a fresh plea under Article 32. He argued,"When we filed this plea, it was a habeas corpus petition. Now we learnt that an FIR was registered. UAPA was invoked. No court in Uttar Pradesh will grant us bail. Let us approach you under Article 32 of the Constitution.".To this, CJI Bobde said, "Please approach Allahabad High Court. We are here in case something wrong happens.".Kappan was arrested on October 5 at a toll plaza near Hathras in Uttar Pradesh while he was on his way to cover the horrific gang-rape and subsequent cremation of a 19-year-old Dalit woman.The plea filed by Kerala Union of Working Journalists through Advocate Shweta Garg states that the arrest was in total violation of guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court in DK Basu v. State of West Bengal..Habeas Corpus plea in Supreme Court seeks release of Kerala journalist arrested while covering Hathras incident.The petition also makes a case for equal access for journalists covering the Hathras incident. It states,"The ultimate test of democracy lies in the freedom of speech and expression. Media is the breath of democracy. Denial of access of the journalists to the place of news seriously connected with the dignified life of citizens for reporting is a gross violation of Article 14, 19(1)(a) and 21 of the Constitution."Plea filed by Kerala Union of Working JournalistsThe petitioner union thus seeks the immediate release of Kappan, a journalist working with news portal www.azhimukham.com.