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Delhi police had filed a charge-sheet in the court against Kanhaiya and several others on January 14, last year and simultaneously requested the Delhi government for prosecution sanction.
According to law, a court cannot take cognisance of the police charge-sheet, particularly in the offences like sedition, waging war against the governement etc without sanction from the Home department.
Delhi’s Home Department comes under Cabinet Minister Satyendra Jain where the file was pending from past 1 year. (UNI)