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Full text of SC judgement granting bail to Arnab Goswami in abetment to suicide case

While granting relief to Goswami, the SC said the judiciary should ensure criminal law does not become a weapon for the selective harassment of citizens. Read the full text here:

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New Delhi: On 11 November, Supreme Court had granted bail to Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami in a 2018 case of abetment to suicide.

The detailed judgment recording the reasons for the order was released Friday.

In its judgment, a Supreme Court bench comprising Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice Indira Banerjee observed, “Prima facie, on the application of the test which has been laid down by this court in a consistent line of authority…  it cannot be said that the appellant was guilty of having abetted the suicide within the meaning of Section 306 of the IPC.”

Read the full judgment below:

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