Won't apply for bail, drop sedition charge first: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi
Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi has been sent to jail by a Mumbai court till September 24 on charges of sedition. He can apply for bail, but has said he will not. The cartoonist wants the charge of sedition against him dropped. The court order remanding the 25-year-old cartoonist to judicial custody came after the Mumbai police, who arrested Mr Trivedi on Sunday, told the court today that they were done with questioning him and surrendered his custody. The Mumbai court had on Sunday ordered him to be held in police custody until September 16 for offences under sedition and information technology laws.
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