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Supreme Court censures West Bengal govt over delay in release of BJP Youth Wing convenor Priyanka Sharma

Priyanka Sharma's counsel also informed the Supreme Court that she was asked to sign an apology letter prepared by the Police which says she will not post this again.

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New Delhi Updated on: May 15, 2019 11:50 IST
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BJP Youth Wing convenor Priyanka Sharma

Supreme Court, on Wednesday, censured West Bengal government over the delay in the release of BJP Youth Wing convenor Priyanka Sharma who was arrested for sharing a meme of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Priyanka Sharma's advocate NK Kaul, on Wednesday, mentioned before the apex court that her release was delayed.

Meanwhile, West Bengal government's Counsel said in Supreme Court that “Priyanka Sharma was released at 9:40 am, today.”

However, SC bench asked, “Why she was not released immediately?”

Priyanka Sharma's counsel also informed the Supreme Court that she was asked to sign an apology letter prepared by the Police which says she will not post this again.

 

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