upreme Court orders immediate release of freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia

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Supreme Court has ordered immediate release of freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia. He was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police for ‘defamatory video’ on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

An FIR was registered against Prashant Kanojia by a sub-inspector at Hazratganj police station on Friday night in which it was alleged that the accused made “objectionable comments against the CM and tried to malign his image”.

Supreme Court has ordered immediate release of freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia. He was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police for ‘defamatory video’ on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

An FIR was registered against Prashant Kanojia by a sub-inspector at Hazratganj police station on Friday night in which it was alleged that the accused made “objectionable comments against the CM and tried to malign his image”.