Delhi HC reserves order on NewsClick HR Amit Chakraborty’s bail plea in UAPA case

Raids were conducted at 88 locations in Delhi and seven in other states on October 3 last year on the suspects named in the FIR and those that surfaced in the analysis of data, police said.Around 300 electronic gadgets were also seized from the offices of NewsClick and the residences of the journalists who were examined.Following the raids, 46 individuals, including nine female journalists, were questioned by the Special Cell. In a previous hearing, Purkayastha’s counsel had vehemently opposed the Delhi Police’s charges, asking how his client as a journalist doing a critical or impartial act of journalism about the government can become any of the unlawful activities.(With inputs from PTI)

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