NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim protection to two journalists who were summoned by Gujarat police for their article alleging stock manipulation by the Adani group and directed the police not to take any coercive action against them.
Granting relief to the scribes, a bench of Justices B R Gavai and Prashant Kumar Mishraissued notice to Gujarat government seeking its response on the petition which alleged that the state police was harassing them for their journalistic work.The bench granted protection to Ravi Nair and Anand Mangnale who are associated with Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and who were summoned after their article was published on August 31.

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