Sedition Charge on Jaitley for Criticising SC’s Decision

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NEW DELHI: A UP court has slapped sedition charges on Finance minister Arun Jaitley for criticizing the Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down the National judicial appointments Commission for selection of judges to the higher judiciary.

Jaitley’s criticism of the verdict, civil judge of Mahoba in Jhansi district Ankit Goel summoned him to be present before him on November 19. Goel had earlier issued summons against SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for his purported comment that allegations of gang rape could often be fabricated.

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