Uttar Pradesh starts criminal probe into The Wire editor for alleged 'discord' during COVID-19 lockdown
April 2, 2020 1:25 PM ET
New Delhi, April 2, 2020—Police in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh should immediately withdraw criminal complaints against Siddharth Vardarajan, editor of news website The Wire, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The police opened a criminal investigation into Vardarajan on accusations of spreading discord, enmity, and rumors...
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