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Arundhati Roy maybe tried for treason

Arundhati Roy maybe tried for treason

NEW DELHI: An Indian court ordered police on Saturday to investigate whether award-winning author Arundhati Roy could be tried for sedition over her comments about Kashmir.
In an appeal to a local court, Sushil Pandit, a private citizen, accused Roy of sedition for saying that Kashmir was not an integral part of India at a seminar in New Delhi last month.
“The court decided to instruct the police to register a proper (complaint), investigate the crime and report back by 6th

SC moved against Musharraf for high treason

The Supreme Court on Friday was moved to proceed against former president Pervez Musharraf in accordance with the High Treason Punishment Act and set aside the judgment of the Sindh High Court which said that it cannot order registration of a high-treason case against Musharraf.
The petitioner, Maulvi Iqbal Haider, requested the apex court to grant leave to appeal against the impugned Sindh High Court judgment and set aside the same in the interest of justice. He