Rajasthan High Court directs Journalist Aman Chopra to appear before investigation officer for interrogation on May 27  

Rajasthan High Court has given order to journalists Aman Chopra to appear before the Investigation Officer on May 27, 2022 for the interrogation.

An FIR has been registered against Aman Chopra for airing a discussion show named as “Desh Jhukne Nahi Denge” and subsequently posting it on his Twitter account which led to communal disharmony and communal riots on 22 April 2022 at Alwar.

Meanwhile the court has ordered that during the integration process he is allowed to take 45 min breaks to have lunch. Subsequently it is scheduled between 10:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m.

On May 11, Rajasthan High Court directed the state police to not investigate allegations levelled against him of committing offence punishable under Section 124-A of the IPC (Sedition).

The court had issued this direction in the light of order of the Supreme Court wherein 152-year-old sedition law [under Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code] has been kept in abeyance till the Union Government reconsiders the provision.

Aman Chopra got relief from Rajasthan High Court the IPC case 124A after SC froze it.

Three FIRs have been registered against the journalist for airing and posting his show on Twitter. First had registered at Bichwada police station Dungarpur vide FIR No. 147/2022 (the instant matter) on 23 April , meanwhile the second FIR registered against him at Sadar Bundi police station FIR No. 200/2022 on 23 April. And the last FIR has been registered at Station Kotwali, Alwar police station FIR No. 372/2022 on 24 April.

Aman Chopra has been lodged under the Indian Penal Code Section 124-A (sedition), 295-A (acts intended to outrage religious feelings), and 153-A (promoting enmity between different groups).

Due to communal Riots in Alwar, Rajasthan High Court interim protection for arresting Aman Chopra over his Tweets.