Supreme Court quashes arrest, remand of Prabir Purkayastha of NewsClick, orders his release

The Court passed the order after noting that a copy of the remand application was not provided to Purkayastha thereby violating principles of natural justice.
Prabir Purkayastha and NewsClick
Prabir Purkayastha and NewsClick

The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the arrest and remand of Prabir Purkayastha, the chief editor of online news portal NewsClick, in connection with a case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). [Prabir Purkayastha v. State of NCT of Delhi].

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