The Supreme Court on
Tuesday asks the UP govt
to file a medical report of
journalist Siddique Kappan
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the
Uttar Pradesh government to document a
clinical report of columnist Siddique
Kappan and deferred the matter for
additional conference till Wednesday.
High Court's three-judge seat, driven by
Chief Justice of India NV Ramana, was
hearing the habeas corpus appeal
documented by the Kerala Union of
Working Journalists (KUWJ) looking for its
nearby heading to move Kappan from
Mathura clinic to AIIMS, New Delhi,
because of his genuine weakness.
"Let you (the SG, Uttar Pradesh
government) record a clinical report of the
charged, for the situation," said Justice
Ramana, and deferred the matter.
In the mean time, the Uttar Pradesh
government denied the case of Kappan's
better half that the blamed has been tied to
Legal advisor for Kappan, Wills Mathews,
said that on April 21, his customer was
tried positive for COVID-19 and was taken
in this manner to medical clinic.
"He was binded to a bunk, we became
more acquainted with this," he said.
"My quick fundamental help is that he will
be delivered from the chains," Mathews
told the peak court. To this, the SG said, he
The SG said, he will record a testimony for
the situation and the matter might be
deferred till Wednesday.
Kappan was captured at a cost square
close to Hathras, while on his approach to
Hathras in Uttar Pradesh in October a year
ago, regarding his revealing task to cover
the affirmed gangrape and murder of a 19-
year-old young lady. A FIR had been
enrolled under the UAPA for the situation
against Kappan by the Uttar Pradesh