Madras High Court quashes sedition FIR against YouTuber Maridhas over tweets on IAF chopper crash

The Court held that a 'Youtuber' commenting on public affairs would also be entitled to the very same rights which are accorded to journalists and the media under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution.
Madras High Court quashes sedition FIR against YouTuber Maridhas over tweets on IAF chopper crash

The Madras High Court has quashed the First Information Report (FIR) against YouTuber M Maridhas, who was booked for the offence of sedition for his social media posts on the recent Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crash in Coonoor which killed Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat and thirteen others [M. Maridoss v. State].

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