Criticizing government can never be sedition: Uttarakhand High Court calls for CBI probe into corruption allegations against CM TS Rawat

"... it would be appropriate to unfold the truth ...Therefore, while allowing the petition, this Court proposes for investigation also", the Court said.
TS Rawat and Uttarakhand High Court
TS Rawat and Uttarakhand High Court

The Uttarakhand High Court on Tuesday called for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into allegations of corruption levelled against the State's Chief Minister, TS Rawat.

While doing so, the Court allowed a plea filed by journalist Umesh Sharma to quash an FIR filed against him this year for publishing a video containing these allegations (Umesh Kumar Sharma v. State of Uttarakhand and anr).

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