Supreme court rejects the plea of investigative journalist on mere apprehension of hyper sensitive person a transfer of plea cannot be entertained.

A plea of investigative journalist Umesh Kumar Sharma was dismissed on Friday by supreme court for seeking a transfer of three criminal cases pending against him to Delhi from Dehradun on the ground of being targeted by the BJP lead Uttarakhand government.
A list of pending cases against the petitioners were referred 17 cases relating to the petitioner came out to the state of Uttarakhand, 4 cases from state of UP, 5 cases from the state of West Bengal and 2 cases are from Delhi out of which one case was under CBI for investigation and another one at Ranchi, Jharkhand.
The Bench then concluded by saying “whether those cases are without a merit or otherwise it can only be determined through trial however the numbers suggest that the petitioner is not an ordinary person.”

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