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Hate Speech case: Azam Khan will get reprieve, Sessions Court grants him common bail

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Hate Speech case: Azam Khan gets reprieve, Sessions Court grants him regular bail

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LUCKNOW: The Rampur Sessions Court, on Tuesday, caused a giant aid to senior Samajwadi Party chief Azam Khan, by granting him bail within the 2019 hate speech case during which was convicted and sentenced to a three-year jail time period by the native MP/MLA court docket on October 26.

Azam’s conviction within the case beneath Sections 153 A, 505A, and 125 of IPC, had led to his disqualification from the UP State Assembly ensuing within the by-poll to Rampur (Sadar) Assembly seat which he has represented within the UP Assembly for 9 instances.

Azam Khan, who has been out on interim bail granted to him by the Supreme Court within the case, had challenged his conviction and sentence within the classes court docket of Rampur. The Supreme Court had granted him interim bail until November 16 and it was later prolonged until November 22.

After his disqualification, the Rampur Sadar Assembly seat was declared vacant and bypoll on it’ll happen on December 5.

Earlier on November 18, his identify was deleted from the voter listing in Rampur after a criticism filed by BJP by-poll candidate Akash Saxena. The determination was taken by Rampur Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) after the BJP filed an attraction to have Azam Khan’s identify faraway from the electoral roll, invoking provisions of the Representation of the People Acts (RPA) of 1950 and 1951.

Khan, after an incarceration of 27 months in Sitapur jail, was launched in May after the Supreme Court granted him interim bail in an alleged dishonest case. The SP chief is going through 89 felony instances, together with corruption, intimidation, land grabbing and theft.

Loyalists depart Azam, be a part of saffron bandwagon

However, whereas going by way of the roughest patch in his political and private life, Azam Khan is going through the exodus of his loyalists from the occasion in Rampur forward of bypoll.

The first shock he acquired final week was when his shut aide and media in-charge Fasahat Ali Khan Shanu left SP to hitch the saffron brigade. Shanu had as soon as written a letter in his blood to the President of India mentioning how injustice was being meted out to the SP chief who had been fabricated in a collection of instances.

Shanu had additionally raised a banner of revolt in opposition to SP chief Akhilesh Yadav after the UP Assembly elections in 2022 accusing him of not doing a lot to assist Azam Khan who was one of many founding members of the Samajwadi Party.

Shanu has been adopted by Azam’s two extra loyalists – Moin Pathan and Asim Aijaz. Both Pathan and Aijaz left SP on Monday night time and went on to announce their help for BJP’s by-poll candidate Akash Saxena.

LUCKNOW: The Rampur Sessions Court, on Tuesday, caused a giant aid to senior Samajwadi Party chief Azam Khan, by granting him bail within the 2019 hate speech case during which was convicted and sentenced to a three-year jail time period by the native MP/MLA court docket on October 26.

Azam’s conviction within the case beneath Sections 153 A, 505A, and 125 of IPC, had led to his disqualification from the UP State Assembly ensuing within the by-poll to Rampur (Sadar) Assembly seat which he has represented within the UP Assembly for 9 instances.

Azam Khan, who has been out on interim bail granted to him by the Supreme Court within the case, had challenged his conviction and sentence within the classes court docket of Rampur. The Supreme Court had granted him interim bail until November 16 and it was later prolonged until November 22.

After his disqualification, the Rampur Sadar Assembly seat was declared vacant and bypoll on it’ll happen on December 5.

Earlier on November 18, his identify was deleted from the voter listing in Rampur after a criticism filed by BJP by-poll candidate Akash Saxena. The determination was taken by Rampur Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) after the BJP filed an attraction to have Azam Khan’s identify faraway from the electoral roll, invoking provisions of the Representation of the People Acts (RPA) of 1950 and 1951.

Khan, after an incarceration of 27 months in Sitapur jail, was launched in May after the Supreme Court granted him interim bail in an alleged dishonest case. The SP chief is going through 89 felony instances, together with corruption, intimidation, land grabbing and theft.

Loyalists depart Azam, be a part of saffron bandwagon

However, whereas going by way of the roughest patch in his political and private life, Azam Khan is going through the exodus of his loyalists from the occasion in Rampur forward of bypoll.

The first shock he acquired final week was when his shut aide and media in-charge Fasahat Ali Khan Shanu left SP to hitch the saffron brigade. Shanu had as soon as written a letter in his blood to the President of India mentioning how injustice was being meted out to the SP chief who had been fabricated in a collection of instances.

Shanu had additionally raised a banner of revolt in opposition to SP chief Akhilesh Yadav after the UP Assembly elections in 2022 accusing him of not doing a lot to assist Azam Khan who was one of many founding members of the Samajwadi Party.

Shanu has been adopted by Azam’s two extra loyalists – Moin Pathan and Asim Aijaz. Both Pathan and Aijaz left SP on Monday night time and went on to announce their help for BJP’s by-poll candidate Akash Saxena.