A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was critical of some media reports of November 16 and termed them 'unfair', observing that they said that the apex court denied relief to the journalist.
Scribe Siddique Kappan was going to Hathras to create divide, disturb law & order, Yogi government tells SC
Opposing the plea filed by Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) questioning Kappan's arrest and seeking his bail, the state has said it is 'not maintainable' and the petitioner has 'no locus'.
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for KUWJ, emphasised that they cannot go to the high court as Kappan is not being allowed to meet anyone.
Journalist Siddique Kappan was arrested on October 5 while he was on his way to Hathras, home to the young Dalit woman who died after being gang-raped.
Siddique Kappan and three others were booked by the Uttar Pradesh police on sedition and other serious charges at Maant police station in Mathura last month.
It urged the UP government to free jailed journalists, withdraw cases under review and to ensure safety of all journalists in the state.
'Conspiracy' against Yogi government: Row in UP judicial circle over hearing case against Kerala scribe
Mathura Chief Judicial Magistrate Anju Rajput remanded the four accused in STF's custody for two days, said prosecution counsel Brijmohan Singh.
Those arrested include a Kerala journalist, Siddique Kappan, who has not filed any bail application so far.
Kappan's wife Raihanath presented a memorandum to Gandhi, the Lok Sabha MP from Wayanad in Kerala, demanding "justice" for him.
Alleged conspiracy against Yogi Government: Mathura SDM orders Kerala journalist, three others to furnish peace bond
SDM Suresh Kumar of Mathura's Mant sub-division remanded journalist Siddique Kappan and three others to judicial custody for 14 days.
Siddique Kappan and three others were arrested in Mathura while they were on their way to Hathras, where a Dalit woman was assaulted and allegedly gangraped on September 14.
Kerala journalist arrested on his way to Hathras, colleagues approach Yogi Adityanath for his release
Siddique Kappan, secretary of KUWJ Delhi unit and a senior Delhi-based journalist working for several Malayalam media houses including azhimukham.com, had gone to Hathras on Tuesday morning.