Supreme Court in the matter of Sachin Chaudhary v. state of Uttar Pradesh is to determine whether restricting use of social media be a valid condition for granting bail. Chaudhary was granted bail by the Allahabad High Court in a case of sedition on a condition before him that he will not be using social media till the matter is under the trail.
Chaudhary was arrested by Uttar Pradesh police on the grounds of sedition and he was in jail since April 11; When Chaudhary was released on bail by Justice Siddharth of Allahabad High Court in view larger mandate under the ambit of Article 21 of the Indian Constitution.
Certain directions were issue to him which were not to tamper with the evidence, he shall cooperate in the proceedings.
(By- Siddharth Addy)