Prashant Kanojia, Arrested For 'Defaming Yogi Adityanath, Gets Bail; Right to Liberty Non-Negotiable, Says Supreme Court
Prashant Kanojia (Photo Credits: ANI)

New Delhi, June 11: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to journalist Prashant Kanojia who was arrested for allegedly making objectionable comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media. UP Police Books Prashant Kanojia, Independent Journalist, For Posting Against Yogi Adityanath: Reports.

A vacation bench, comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi, said Right to Liberty, a fundamental right, is non-negotiable as it granted bail.

However, the bench said granting bail does not mean that it approves of the journalist's tweets or posts on social media.