Supreme Court asks Kerala journalist arrested in Hathras to approach Allahabad HC for bail, keeps petition pending

When Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal argued that no court in Uttar Pradesh would grant bail to a UAPA accused, the Bench expressed hope saying that he might be granted bail.
Siddique Kappan with Supreme Court
Siddique Kappan with Supreme Court

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.

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