A single decide bench of Justice G Narendar requested senior counsel CV Nagesh, showing on behalf of Maheshwari, to present a abstract of his submission to the courtroom by Monday. The order can be dictated the next day.
Maheshwari has challenged the jurisdiction of the (*13*) in issuing a discover to seem earlier than the investigating officer below Section 41(A) of the Indian Penal Code in a case relating to a video displaying an assault on an aged man in Ghaziabad that went viral on the microblogging platform.
His counsel argued in courtroom that he was merely an worker of Twitter Communication India and didn’t have something to do with the content material posted on the social media platform, which is managed by Twitter Inc, an organization registered in the United States. The counsel representing UP, Prasanna Kumar, argued that Maheshwari had claimed that he was the managing director of Twitter India, and because the consultant of the agency in India, he wanted to come earlier than the investigating authority and reply its questions.
On Friday, Kumar informed the courtroom that the video’s add had “resulted in violence” and argued that the Karnataka High Court didn’t have territorial jurisdiction to hear and resolve on the matter because the offence had taken place in UP.