The Bench Compromising of Hon’ble Mr. Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice R Banumathi while hearing a matter which was dismissed by the Gujarat High Court wherein the petitioner challenged the validity of Internet Ban under Section 144 CrPc during the Patidar Agitation led by Hardik Patel in Gujarat. The Supreme Court said that in case where such situations arise it sometimes becomes very necessary to impose such restriction and thus validating the act of State in Gujarat.
Thus, the State Government can in cases of emergency situation in order to maintain law and order can ban internet under Section 144 of CrPc.
Written by : Mudit Maheshwari