Court grants Delhi police time till September 18 to procure sanctions in JNU sedition case

Earlier, Delhi police had told the court that no sanction has been received from authorities to prosecute Kumar and others.

Published: 23rd July 2019 11:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd July 2019 11:48 AM   |  A+A-

Former JNU president Kanhaiya Kumar

Former JNU president Kanhaiya Kumar (File | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court has granted police time till September 18 to procure sanctions in the JNU sedition case to prosecute the varsity's former students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar and others.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Manish Khurana on Tuesday passed the order after Delhi police told the court that no sanction has been received from authorities to prosecute Kumar and others.

On January 14, police had filed a charge sheet in the court against Kumar and others, saying he was leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised in the JNU campus during an event on February 9, 2016.

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