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People say many things on social media these days. There could be criticism of the government too. There is nothing criminal about it. Mushtaq had written something on social media. It has to be analysed to see whether he was involved in any seditious act.

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Facebook is an open media. It should have been made clear how could he be involved in anti-state activities by writing there.

The judiciary has to take a look at this side. It is not that a person has to be kept behind bars if the law enforcement agencies detain him. Judiciary has to consider the rights of a person and whether the allegations against the person are true at all.

* This article has been rewritten in English by Shameem Reza

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