The Karnataka High Court on Friday overturned a notification sent by Ghaziabad police to MD Manish Maheshwari on Twitter India asking him to appear in person to investigate a case involving the dissemination of public video on the microblogging platform.
However, the court allowed the police to record his testimony either online or by visiting his office or residence. The court stated that the Maheshwari section 41 (A) notice was sent by the malafid because it did not meet the preconditions.
June 17 Ghaziabad police imposed notice on Bangalore resident Maheshwari, to ask him to report to Loni Border Police Station within seven days to record his testimony in the video of an attack on an elderly Muslim it was posted on a social media platform.
After that, the doctor of medical sciences offered to join the investigation by videoconference for a while and assured him of his cooperation with the police.
Ghaziabad Police Posted a new India Twitter agenda on June 21st.… Maheshwari then appealed to the Karnataka High Court inquiring about the legal status of this notice, after which on June 25 the court instructed the Uttar Pradesh police not to take coercive measures against the executive branch, granting the Twitter executive a temporary exemption from personal presence at the police station.