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M.P High Court puts bail condition for person arrested over Anti -CAA WhatsApp status.

5th December, 2020

M.P High Court puts bail condition for person arrested over Anti -CAA WhatsApp status.

The petitioner was arrested on 2nd July 2020 and since, then he was under detention, after investigation, a charge sheet was filled by the police. On 26th November M.P High court granted bail to a petitioner accused of posting of the citizenship Amendment Act 2019.
It was alleged by the prosecution that Anwar's WhatsApp status was found to be prejudicial to maintenance of religious harmony and could adversely affected public tranquillity, His WhatsApp status wrote “You shot a bullet in Delhi, we made M.P and Shajapur Shaheen Bagh (NO CAA NRC ).” Thereafter the case was registered against him under section 188 and 505(2) of the Indian penal code.
Court noted that the petitioner promised before the court that in the future he will not commit any act which incites feeling and integrity. The petitioner was directed to be released on his producing a personal bond of 30,000 to the subordinate court. Court mentioned he has been ordered ( as a bail condition ) to be present before advocate & social worker Mrs. Rashmi Pandey in the first week of February , March and April 2021 for counselling purpose.

 
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