Big relief to Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari, Karnataka HC dismisses Ghaziabad Police notice

The High Court said that the issue of notice to Manish Maheshwari under section 41A appears to be malicious. The court has told the Ghaziabad police that it can interrogate Maheshwari in virtual mode or by visiting her home and office. Apart from Maheshwari, many other people have also been made accused in this case.

NEW DELHI: Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari has got a big relief in the viral video case of the beating of the elderly in Ghaziabad. The Karnataka High Court has quashed the notice sent by the Ghaziabad Police to Maheshwari. The police had asked him to be present at the police station for interrogation.

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The High Court said that the issue of notice to Manish Maheshwari under section 41A appears to be malicious. The court has told the Ghaziabad police that it can interrogate Maheshwari in virtual mode or by visiting her home and office. Apart from Maheshwari, many other people have also been made accused in this case.

Maheshwari had filed the writ petition

It is noteworthy that the MD of Twitter India had filed a writ petition in the Karnataka High Court against the notice of the UP Police. He was called for questioning on June 21 in connection with his tweets regarding a video of an elderly man being beaten up in Ghaziabad.

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Notice was issued in this case

In Ghaziabad, in June, Abdul Sadam, a resident of Bulandshahr, was beaten up after a case of cutting his beard came to the fore. A case was registered in this case at Loni Border Police Station on June 7. Video posted with wrong facts from the night of 13th June. There was talk of raising religious slogans in it. However, the police issued an investigation report in this regard and said that the matter was related to the dispute of the amulet. In this, a case was registered against 9 people including Twitter for giving religious color.

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