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Kapil Sibal welcomes Supreme Court's judgement on Section 66A

Mar 25, 2015 12:06 AM IST India India

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down the validity of the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act. The section had given police powers to arrest anyone for sending offensive messages from mobiles and computers with up to 3 years in jail. former Union minister Kapil Sibal said, "Section 66A was passed by the UPA with support from the BJP. I welcome the Supreme Court's judgement."