The car raced from Kopri to Teen Hath Naka, a kilometre away, in Thane East. Shekade escaped with minor injuries and is stable. He recorded a statement with the police on Wednesday.
Dr Rajiv Vyas, however, could not be arrested on Wednesday as a police team found him to be out on vacation with family.
IPC has often been haphazardly amended. It needs a comprehensive revision.
It is difficult to decide where to draw the line but it must be drawn, as far as possible, in favour of free speech.
Police arrested Khokle and produced him before a magistrate court Thursday. Khokle was remanded in police custody for a day.
After the Centre filed an affidavit in the SC, favouring retention of the provision for criminal defamation in IPC, Bar Council of India president Manan Kumar Mishra said, “The government is right in favouring it.”
A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and P C Pant said the court will also consider whether Sections 499 and 500 of the IPC.
Criminal defamation laws chill free speech. They should be struck off.
According to the police, the accused stays in Kandivali along with his mentally challenged daughter.
According to police, the two men ordered a pizza and were about to eat it when they found a dead lizard in it.
Court had earlier ordered a police investigation into online promotion and sale of products under the sexual wellness category by a few e-tailers.
Section 498A was introduced in early eighties to protect married women from being subjected to cruelty.
The agency, to verify the complainant’s claims, laid a trap in the Kopri area in Thane on Monday.
The motorcyclists were mostly aged between 20 years and 30 years.
Government must address the difficult issues surrounding mental health.