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Gujarat Vadgam Mla Jignesh Mevani Gets Bail


Gujarat Unbiased legislator Jignesh Mevani, arrested from the western state by Assam Police final Wednesday for a purported Tweet in opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was granted bail on Monday.

An area courtroom in Kokrajhar on Sunday despatched Mevani to in the future’s judicial custody.

“Court docket despatched Jignesh Mevani to one-day judicial custody and the courtroom will take up the bail petition on Monday. Police sought 10-day custody. If the courtroom won’t grant the bail, then we’ll transfer the upper courtroom,” Mevani’s Advocate Angshuman Bora advised ANI.

Earlier on Wednesday night time, Mevani was arrested by an Assam police crew from Palanpur city in Gujarat over a few his tweets.

An FIR was filed in opposition to him after a criticism was filed by an Assam BJP chief, Arup Kumar Dey.

A case was lodged in opposition to Mevani beneath sections 120B (prison conspiracy), part 153(A) (selling enmity between two communities), 295(A), 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of peace), and sections of the IT Act.

A few tweets on Mevani’s Twitter deal with aren’t seen on his feed with a message displaying that the tweets have been withheld in India primarily based on a “authorized demand”.

Within the controversial tweet, Mevani had reportedly requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make sure communal concord throughout his current go to to Gujarat.

Mevani claimed that he was arrested out of a political vendetta in opposition to him.

The Assam state Congress unit had protested the arrest of the Gujarat legislator.

Elected as an impartial MLA, Mevani had prolonged his assist to Congress in September 2019.

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