Punjab and Haryana High Court asks State to explain 'highhanded' arrest of journalist

Rajinder Singh Taggar, a Punjab-based journalist was arrested in a defamation case for publishing a news story in which he alleged that certain real estate firms were illegally usurping government land in Mohali.
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Punjab and Haryana High Court

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Punjab government to explain its "highhandedness" in arresting journalist, Rajinder Singh Taggar in connection with a defamation and extortion case registered for publishing a news story against a real estate firm [Rajinder Singh Taggar V. State of Punjab].

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