Sharjeel Imam in July 2022 had moved two pleas in search of a keep on trial in a case of Sedition towards him and an interim bail within the matter. His pleas earlier had been dismissed by the trial court docket. He moved the trial court docket within the mild of the SC judgement on the sedition legislation.
The Division bench comprising justices Mukta Gupta and Anish Dayal directed to look at and cross-examine 20 prosecution witnesses in a sedition case towards Imam. The court docket requested to look at these witnesses apart from six witnesses together with cops and sanction authorities associated to the offence of Sedition. There have been a complete of 43 Prosecution witnesses.