Sanjay Singh, who is in-charge of state unit of the Aam Aadmi Party, said he will visit UP on Sunday and get himself arrested.
Former Supreme Court judge Justice MB Lokur cited examples of journalists reporting about coronavirus cases and related issue such as lack of ventilators, being charged with fake news provisions.
Himachal Pradesh Police had earlier also submitted its report in a sealed cover, before the Supreme Court regarding the probe against Dua under sedition charges.
The action was taken after a video of the alleged incident appeared on social media, officials said, adding more arrests were likely.
With Wednesday’s arrests, there now are 13 activists charged in connection with the recent protests. All those previously arrested have been freed on bail.
On April 28, Chairman Zafarul Islam Khan published through his official page on social media a post that allegedly had seditious and hateful comments.
Amulya was arrested by the city police on charges of sedition for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans during an anti-CAA rally held at Freedom Park on February 21. She was released on bail in June.
The FIR was registered against Pervaiz Ahmed Sheikh at the Bhaderwah Police Station for disobeying the orders of the district magistrate by organising Friday prayers, the officer said.
A former JNU student, Imam was booked under the UAPA for his alleged inflammatory speech in the wake of the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
The top court said that Dua need not answer any other supplementary questions asked by Himachal Pradesh police in connection with the case.
The apex court also said that Dua, who has joined the police probe through virtual medium, is not required to answer supplementary questions of police in the case.
An advocate from Mandya filed a petition before the Karnataka High Court, seeking the transfer of the sedition case against Amulya Leona to the National Investigation Agency.
Upparpet police arrested her on February 21 for shouting ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ at a protest.
A city magistrate court on Thursday granted bail to Amulya Leona in a sedition case against her for raising pro-Pakistan slogans.
Amulya was arrested on February 20, 2020 after she raised pro-Pakistan slogans at a rally organized against the CAA at Freedom Park in the city