The Court said that offences under UAPA are serious ones relating to the security of the nation and FIR cannot be quashed on mere technicalities without going to the complete merit of the case.
The Court directed to remit the matter back for fresh disposal before another bench of the High Court.
by Rohan Wadhwa†
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