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Days after Karnataka High Court interim relief, Twitter India’s Manish Maheshwari files caveat petition at Supreme Court

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An FIR was filed against Twitter and its MD as the company had allegedly failed to delete 'provocative' tweets over the Ghaziabad assault case despite clarification by Ghaziabad Police.  Twitter Communications India Private Ltd's Manish Maheshwari filed a caveat petition at the Supreme Court requesting that he is heard before any orders are passed in case Uttar Pradesh Police file an appeal against the interim relief granted by Karnataka High Court. Maheshwari's advocate for the caveat petition, EC Agrawala confirmed the same to MediaNama. On June 24, the Karnataka High Court passed an interim order restraining the Uttar Pradesh Police from initiating any coercive action against Maheshwari. The HC was hearing a petition filed by the Twitter India employee in response to Ghaziabad Police's two notices to him asking him to appear before the police in relation to tweets over the Ghaziabad assault case made on the platform. What is a caveat?: Sec 148A of Civil Procedure Code, 1908 defines a caveat petition as a precautionary measure taken by an individual who holds fear that a different case may be filed against him on a related matter. Essentially, by doing this, the petitioner ensures that the court will hear him before any decision is taken upon any case brought against him/her. On June 17, the Loni Border Police Station issued a notice under Section 160 of the CrPC to Maheshwari, designating him as managing director of Twitter India, and asked him to appear before the police in Ghaziabad district. A…

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