Petitions filed against a number of FIRs containing “vague” and even “improbable” felony allegations against them
The Supreme Court on Friday restrained the West Bengal authorities from taking any “coercive action” against a number of BJP leaders in felony circumstances registered against them by police.
A Bench led by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul issued discover to the Trinamool Congress authorities on separate petitions filed by BJP leaders, together with Mukul Roy, Kailash Vijayvargiya and Arjun Singh, against the a number of FIRs containing “vague” and even “improbable” felony allegations against them.
“No stone has been left unturned to make use of the State machinery and the State Police to harass the petitioners,” one of many petitioners stated.
The pleas stated the federal government had initiated “false and frivolous cases against political leaders whose political allegiance and ideologies are different”.
Besides Mr. Roy, Mr. Vijayvargiya and Mr. Singh, two different BJP leaders, Sourav Singh and Pawan Kumar Singh, have moved the apex courtroom for defense in circumstances lodged against them within the State.
Directive to MHA
The courtroom directed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to submit in a sealed cowl a report on an alleged scuffle between TMC staff and safety workers of BJP chief Kabir Shankar Bose, who has filed a separate petition.
During the listening to, senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, showing for Mr. Arjun Singh, stated that 64 felony circumstances have been filed against the BJP chief in 2019 after he joined the BJP from the Trinamool Congress.
Mr. Vijayvargiya’s counsel advised the Bench that the BJP chief was an MP from Madhya Pradesh and false circumstances have been lodged against him in West Bengal.
The BJP leaders have additionally sought investigation by an unbiased company into the circumstances registered against them in West Bengal.