New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday transferred to the Delhi High Court JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar’s petition seeking bail and security.
An apex court bench of Justice J.Chelameswar and Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, while transferring Kanhaiya’s petition, asked the high court to hear it expeditiously.
The court also recorded the statement of Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar that the lawyers representing Kanhaiya Kumar before the high court and media personnel be provided with full security.
The court directed its secretary general to forthwith transfer Kanhaiya’s writ petition and related papers to the high court.
Kanhaiya Kumar’s lawyers are likely to mention it for an early hearing before the high court on Friday afternoon.