High Court Tells Centre, State To Respond To Manipur Journalist's Petition

PUBLISHED ON: December 22, 2018 | Duration: 1 min, 54 sec

  
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The Manipur High Court on Friday directed the state and the central governments to submit counter affidavits against the petition filed by former journalist Kishorchandra Wangkhem, challenging his detention order under National Security Act (NSA) by February 1. Mr Wangkhem, was sentenced to a year's detention under NSA, after being taken into custody on November 27, for social media posts against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP and its ideological mentor the Rashtriyaswayam Sevak Sangh or the RSS and the Chief Minister.
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