Manipur frees activist after SC's 6-hr deadline
The Times of India Hyderabad|July 20, 2021
Registrar Told To Convey Order To Jail
Dhananjay Mahapatra

New Delhi: In another order that protects liberties, the Supreme Court on Monday gave the Manipur government six hours to release activist Leichombam Erendro, detained since May 13 for a social media post on the inefficacy of cow dung and urine against the novel coronavirus after state BJP president Prof Tikendra Singh succumbed to the viral illness.

Erendro was released at 4.45pm, his lawyer said.

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