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.
SC restrains Himachal police from arresting journalist Vinod Dua in sedition case, refuses to stay probe
The top court said that Dua will have to join the investigation and there shall be no stay on the ongoing probe undertaken by the Himachal Pradesh police.
Special three-judge SC bench to hear journalist Vinod Dua's plea seeking quashing of FIRs against him
The Delhi HC had recently stayed the investigation against Vinod Dua in an FIR which alleges him of spreading misinformation and causing communal enmity through his YouTube show.
The court, in an interim order, said it was of a prima facie view that further proceedings or probe are likely to cause unjustified harassment to the scribe and stayed the investigation till July 23.
Additional Sessions Judge Vineeta Goyal granted the relief to Dua after the investigating officer said his custodial interrogation was not required and no recovery was to be affected from him.
Expressing its concern over the FIR based on a complaint by BJP spokesperson Naveen Kumar, Editors Guild Of Indiacondemned the growing tendency among the police to slap charges against journalists.
In his complaint to the Crime Branch, Kumar accused Dua of "spreading fake news" through "The Vinod Dua Show" on YouTube.