Kerala assembly ruckus case: SC to pronounce crucial verdict Wednesday
New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India will pronounce its verdict on Wednesday on the Kerala government’s plea to withdraw the assembly ruckus case. LDF legislators including education minister V Sivankutty are named as accused in the case.
The apex court will pronounce the verdict on Wednesday at 10.30 am.
A bench including Justice Chandrachud and MR Shah is considering the case.
Earlier, the bench raised criticism against the accused following the hearing. The bench also opined that the legislators must face trial in the case.
V Sivankutty, KT Jaleel, EP Jayarajan, Kunhammad Master, CK Sadasivan and K Ajith are named as accused of indulging in vandalism in the assembly during a budget session in 2015.
The High Court ruled that the six legislators including the minister should face trial in the case. The state government approached the Supreme Court seeking to withdraw the HC order.
In the appeal submitted before the SC, Kerala claimed that the constitution of India confers certain privileges and immunities to the members of parliament and legislature.