SC regulates entry in courtroom in Kanhaiya Kumar case

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday regulated the entry of people in the Patiala House courtroom where JNU Student Union president Kanhaiya Kumar will be produced.

An apex court bench comprising Justice J. Chelameswar and Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre while taking note of the February 15 incident where JNU students and journalists were assaulted within the court complex, said that the entry of the accused lawyers, prosecution, relatives of Kanhaiya Kumar and five journalists only will be permitted.

On being apprised that the relatives of Kanhaiya Kumar are not in Delhi, the court said that one member from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) faculty and one student would be permitted in the courtroom on behalf of Kumar.

Besides the five journalists, another 25 mediapersons will be allowed in the court premises whose names will be mentioned in a court order.

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