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Sharjeel Imam’s speech did not incite violence, no call to arms: HC

Sharjeel Imam. Photo: Twitter

Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Monday while granting bail to activist Sharjeel Imam in a sedition case, observed that his speech did not incite violence, nor did he give a call to bear arms.

According to the court order that was made public Sharjeel Imam’s speech at the Aligarh Muslim University neither gave the call for anyone to bear arms nor incited any violence as a result of it;

Justice Saumitra Dayal Singh granted bail on Saturday to Imam who was booked under sections 124A, 153A, 153B and 505(2) of the IPC at Civil Lines Police Station in Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh.

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