Supreme Court reserves judgment in a plea to quash FIR against Amish Devgan, Maharashtra calls journalist a “habitual offender”

The Court today mused that if one FIR is kept alive and all others are made witness statements under Section 162 of CrPC, then the probe could be carried out without a multiplicity of proceedings.
Amish Devgan and Supreme Court
Amish Devgan and Supreme Court

A two-judge bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar and Sanjiv Khanna today reserved judgment in the plea by journalist Amish Devgan seeking to quash FIRs registered against him after he referred to Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, a sufi saint, as a “lootera” in one of his shows.

AM Khanwilkar and Sanjiv Khanna
AM Khanwilkar and Sanjiv Khanna
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