Justice Siddhartha granted bail to accused Tanveer Ahmad Khan after hearing his counsel’s plea, denying his client’s involvement in the alleged incident.
- PTI Allahabad
- Last Updated: June 4, 2020, 8:34 PM IST
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday granted bail to a man arrested for allegedly posting derogatory remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on a social networking site.
Justice Siddhartha granted bail to accused Tanveer Ahmad Khan after hearing his counsel’s plea, denying his client’s involvement in the alleged incident.The counsel argued that Khan is a Ghazipur resident and working as a constable in Bihar police.
He was on duty at the time of the alleged incident, the counsel pleaded. Khan was arrested on May 3 from Deep Nagar area in Nalanda district of Bihar for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Adityanath.
An FIR was registered at Dildar Nagar police station of Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh.