Lucknow || Today, social activists Dr Nutan Thakur, Devendra Dixit, Tripuresh Tripathi, Sharad Mishra, Rakesh Sharma, Hayat Kadri, Sandeep Singh and others, led by IPS officer Amitabh Thakur protested against the provisions of Criminal Contempt of Court.
Calling the Act colonial and outdated, they said it is being mostly misused when a person or Media tries to bring any valid or truthful fact against a Judge. They said that many irregularities in judiciary are not coming in open because of the fear of this archaic act.
They said that many people want to show their open resentment and state many facts about the recent grant of bail to Salman Khan by Bombay High Court but are not being able to express themselves merely because of fear of this Act.
Sri Thakur said it is imperative to repeal this Act in the interest of judiciary so as
to help get true feedback out judicial functioning. These people also sent a representation to the Supreme Court showing their displeasure with Salman Khan bail, praying to get the bail quashed.