Supreme Court Rejects UP Govt’s Plea, Quashing Kafeel Khan’s NSA Detention

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed Uttar Pradesh government’s enchantment to revoking Dr Kafeel Khan’s NSA detention. The apex court refused to intervene with the Allahabad HC September 1 order that had put aside Khan’s detention. Nevertheless, the order doesn’t affect different criminal charges towards him, as these will probably be decided by itself merits, reported Bar And Bench.

Dismissing the appeal, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde stated it was a ‘good judgment’ by the HC and that there was no purpose to intervene with it. A Division Bench of Chief Justice Govind Mathur and Justice Saumitra Dayal Singh of the Allahabad H C had allowed the writ petition filed on behalf of Khan by his mother Nuzhat Perween and dismissed his detention.

Whereas ordering his instant release, the Court had referred to as Khan’s detention ‘unlawful’. After the highest court’s verdict, Khan took to Twitter expressing his gratitude, saying he has full faith within the judiciary, “I obtained justice, I thanks all,” he tweeted.

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