“Got Influenced By Republic Bharat”: Vibhor Anand Granted Bail As He Showed Repentance For His Defamatory Posts On SSR Death & CM Thackeray

first_imgNews Updates”Got Influenced By Republic Bharat”: Vibhor Anand Granted Bail As He Showed Repentance For His Defamatory Posts On SSR Death & CM Thackeray Nitish Kashyap4 Nov 2020 12:42 AMShare This – xThe Mumbai Sessions Court on Monday granted bail to Advocate Vibhor Anand, accused of posting objectionable tweets against CM Uddhav Thackeray and others, after admitting that he got influenced by Republic TV and its anchor who stated that both Sushant Singh Rajput and Disha Salian had been murdered and named various persons involved in the alleged murders.Additional Sessions Judge DE…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Mumbai Sessions Court on Monday granted bail to Advocate Vibhor Anand, accused of posting objectionable tweets against CM Uddhav Thackeray and others, after admitting that he got influenced by Republic TV and its anchor who stated that both Sushant Singh Rajput and Disha Salian had been murdered and named various persons involved in the alleged murders.Additional Sessions Judge DE Kothalikar allowed the bail application after noting that the applicant accused’s lawyer had admitted that his client was repenting what he did and will tender an apology online. Court directed the accused to be released after executing a personal bond of Rs.50,000.The 30-year old resident of Delhi, Vibhor Anand was arrested in relation to objectionable tweets against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and others and also for allegedly spreading false conspiracy theories about the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Disha Salian by the cyber cell of the Mumbai police.He was booked for offences punishable under Sections 509, 505(2), 500, 504 of IPC and Sec.67 of IT Act. According to the prosecution, Anand posted some objectionable tweets against the Chief Minister, Tourism Minister, Maharashtra and defamed them. By posting such tweets, the applicant has committed breach of public peace, police alleged. The applicant told the Court that he being an advocate watches various TV channels and particularly the channel known as ‘R Bharat’. While watching the channel he came across with statements made by the anchor that Sushant Singh Rajput has been murdered only because of the murder of Disha Salian. He (the anchor) had uttered names of various persons on the said channel being the persons responsible for the death of Sushant Singh and Disha Salian.Furthermore, applicant’s lawyer Advocate Ashok Saraogi submitted that upon hearing such statements made by the anchor, the applicant had been made to believe that those persons have committed murder of Disha Salian and that it was not case of suicide. According to the applicant accused he had no intention to defame the reputation of any person. APP Siroya opposed the bail application and submitted that without verifying the truthfulness of the information received by him, the accused had made defamatory statements by posting them on twitter, Youtube and other social media. The applicant has a tendency to cause interference in the judicial system. He had published a blog in the name of News Brad on News Portal on March 25, 2020. Earlier also his twitter account was suspended but it was reactivated by the applicant. The investigation as to the funds collected by the applicant for the trust namely India Against Buyers Media is in progress. Investigation is required to be made on the point of connection of the applicant with the co accused. Further, if the applicant is released on bail he would delete the post which is posted on social media, APP Siroya submitted praying for rejection of the bail application.Advocate Saraogi contended that he does not dispute the fact that the applicant has posted the disputed post on social media. However, the applicant and his father (who was present before the court) would post separate posts on social media and would tender an apology. Moreover, hereinafter the applicant would not repeat such an act, which would defame others, Saraogi said.Court rejected Advocate Saraogi’s submission that similar allegations have been made by former CM Narayan Rane and his son Nitesh Rane and submitted that those persons have not been prosecuted by the prosecution. Judge Kothalikar noted-“I do not find merit in the contention raised by the Ld.advocate for the applicant. Be that as it may, in view of the fact that the Ld.advocate for the applicant has fairly conceded that the applicant has posted the posts on social media. It is undisputed that the posts contain defamatory articles. However, in view of the statement made by the Ld.advocate for the applicant that the applicant is repenting for the act which he has allegedly committed and the punishment prescribed for the offence in my view it would be just to exercise discretion in favour of the applicant. Considering the allegations made against the applicant it can be said that most of the investigation qua the applicant appears to have been completed”Thus, bail application was allowed and Court noted that the applicant accused must follow the statement made by his lawyer of tendering apology within seven days of the order.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Next Storylast_img read more

‘Wanting to be a police officer was a calling’

first_imgLatest Stories Book Nook to reopen Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Brundidge Police Chief Moses Davenport said it’s always difficult for him to name an officer of the year because all of his officers are good.However, this year, he said the choice was a bit easier because of the outstanding work of Officer Larry Sapp.Davenport said that because of Sapp’s keen sense of observation, the Brundidge Police Department was able to apprehend the suspects in a two-year investigation into the break-in of vending machines in the city. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article Sponsored Content Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Email the author “I worked at the distribution center at Fleming Foods and at the Sears warehouse,” he said. “But, for some reason, being a police officer stayed in my mind.”Sapp said becoming a police officer is not a decision that he has regretted.“I love what I do,” he said. “I like knowing that what I do makes a difference.  Brundidge is a great place to work and it’s a safe place to live and I think that’s because of our police department. We work really hard to make sure that our town is safe.“Of course, like all towns, we have somewhat of a drug problem but we work hard to keep drugs off the street. But our biggest problem is domestic issues.”Sapp said that he has little patience with men who abuse women.“I know about domestic issues from my own family,” he said. “Men are supposed to be men and a man should never hit a woman,” he said. “When I’m called out on a domestic issue, I try to talk to the man and tell his what his obligations are. I cannot stand for a man to hit a woman.”Sapp works the night shift and he said he prefers the nighttime job.“I like working nights because more things happen then,” he said. “I like being involved. It keeps you on your toes.”Sapp said he realizes the dangers inherent in law enforcement and, early in his career, he was, at times, “a little nervous” about going out on calls.“But, you get used to it,” he said. “I don’t have any fears anymore. I say my prayers and talk to the Lord before I leave home. Then I know that I’ll be all right.” By The Penny Hoarder “Not only did Officer Sapp help solve the crimes committed here, the investigation helped solve similar crimes in several other cities,” Davenport said.Sapp has been a member of the Brundidge Police Department for five years and in law enforcement for seven years. He was an officer with the police department in his hometown of Daleville before coming to Brundidge.“I guess you would say that wanting to be a police officer was a calling,” Sapp said. “I had thought about a career in the Army but, after I got home from Iraq in 1992, I served three years in the reserves and then got out.”Sapp worked several jobs before making a career choice in law enforcement. You Might Like Taylor: ‘It’s not only the victim’ to consider With such a large presence from Troy University in Pike County, it is necessary for the school to have its… read more The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “The night that the suspects were apprehended, Officer Sapp was on patrol and noticed a suspicious looking car parked at the Piggly Wiggly,” Davenport said. “He stopped and talked with the occupants of the car and everything seemed in order. A minute or two after the car drove off, the silent alarm went off. Officer Sapp located the car that had been parked at the Piggly Wiggly and made a routine traffic stop that led to the arrests.“During a preliminary search of the vehicle, officers found money they believed came from the drink machines, drug paraphernalia, marijuana and guns,” Davenport said.“They had a whole bunch of keys, oodles of those special keys to unlock drink boxes.”Since the silent alarm didn’t go off until several minutes after the drink boxes had been broken into, the officers would not have had any idea what to look for if Sapp had not stopped to investigate that suspicious looking vehicle. Published 11:00 pm Friday, May 18, 2012 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip ‘Wanting to be a police officer was a calling’ By Jaine Treadwelllast_img read more

Decatur County United Fund names new board members

first_imgGreensburg, In. — Decatur County United Fund has welcomed Brett Abplanalp, from Decatur County REMC and Scott Wesseler from Delta Faucet Company to the board of directors.Brett Abplanalp is the CEO of Decatur County REMC. Abplanalp is a Greensburg native and graduate of Greensburg High School, Purdue University and Ball State University. He is married and has three children. He says, “I am very excited to help in any way to this great organization.” Brett is also YMCA board member, Economic Development Corporation board member, and a board member on Community Corrections in Greensburg.Scott Wesseler is the Plant Manager of Delta Faucet Company and has been with the company for 24 years. Scott is a Greensburg native and is married with four children. He is a graduate of Greensburg High School and Ball State University. He is also a board member of the Economic Development Corporation. He says, “I am excited to help out the community and be a part of the United Fund.”last_img read more