NEW DELHI, INDIA - FEBRUARY 26: Bhim Sain Bassi Commissioner of Police, Delhi, during the launch of various smart and technological applications for policing, on February 26, 2016 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Delhi Police faced embarrassments and shame in the Delhi High Court for the Kanhaiya Kumar case. Police opposed the bail Plea of Kanhaiya Kumar but enough evidences were not shown to the court. In a case where the entire nation is gripped up and serious charges like sedition is involved, High Court expected better from the Delhi Police. ( Read – EX MP Kabir Suman claims against Facebook for JNU Row)

High Court to Delhi Police – Do you know the meaning of Sedition

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Police said that there is no video evidence that can show that Kanhaiya Kumar gave Anti National slogans. It was also said that with all footages available from the news channels as well, none shows that Kanhaiya Kumar gave Anti National slogans. Taking a hard step, High Court asked the Delhi Police, “Do you even know the meaning of Sedition?” The Court reserved the order for March 2 and asked tough questions to Police as well. The court asked how Kanhaiya Kumar became responsible when some outsiders or unknown people gave Anti National slogans? Delhi Police has not able to counter the questions from the Honourable Court so far. However, the path going to be tougher for them on March 2. ( Read- What Dhoni has to say about JNU Row)

Delhi Police and JNU Row

Police has already faced many criticism regarding the handling of the entire JNU Crackdown. A sting operation of a News Channel has also shown that lawyers told Delhi Police was aware about the Patiala House Court Scuffle well in advance as the incident was pre-planned.( Read – Shocking Claim by BJP MLA Gyandev Ahuja on JNU Row)

Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharjee are already in custody on sedition charges. Meanwhile sedition charges have been framed against Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Sitaram Yechury and others as well on the direction of a Hyderabad Court. The next hearing of the Kanhaiya Kumar case is on March 2 and it is likely that High Court will give the decision on the bail Plea as well. (Read – Did Kejriwal insulted Hanuman for JNU)