Samajwadi Party Strongman Azam Khan Gets Bail, May Be Released

Samajwadi Party Strongman Azam Khan Gets Bail, May Be Released

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May 19, 2022

Citing unusual facts presented before it, the Supreme Court today granted interim bail to Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan in an alleged cheating case. The interim bail will continue till he is regular bail plea is decided, clearing the way for his release.

New Delhi, 19 May 2022

As per news report of NDTV, The court invoked Article 142 to grant relief to Khan in view of the peculiar facts of the case. Article 142 provides a unique power to the Supreme Court, to do "complete justice" between the parties, where at times law or statute may not provide a remedy. The case related to alleged land grabbing and forgery related to Rampur Public School. He has been accused of forging building certificates to get recognition for the school. A bench of Justices LN Rao, BR Gavai and AS Bopanna was hearing a writ petition. The Bench had earlier expressed concern regarding the delay in disposing of Mr Khan's bail application by the Allahabad High Court. The Samajwadi strongman has been in the Sitapur prison since 2020. The court had on Tuesday reserved its judgement in the case.

Source -NDTV


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