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Right to liberty non-negotiable, says SC; grants bail to Prashant Kanojia

However, the bench said granting bail does not mean that it approves of the journalist's tweets or posts on social media

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The on Tuesday granted bail to journalist who was arrested for allegedly making objectionable comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on social media.

A vacation bench, comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi, said Right to Liberty, a fundamental right, is non-negotiable as it granted bail.

However, the bench said granting bail does not mean that it approves of the journalist's tweets or posts on social media.

First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 12:00 IST
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