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Kafeel Khan Released From Jail At Midnight

Mathura: Kafeel Khan, who had been granted bail by the Allahabad Excessive Court docket on Tuesday, was launched round midnight.

Khan’s lawyer Irfan Ghazi mentioned, “The Mathura jail administration informed us at 11.00 p.m. that Dr. Kafeel Khan is being released around midnight, he walked out of jail.”

The Allahabad Excessive Court docket had quashed his detention underneath the Nationwide Safety Act and ordered his rapid launch.

Khan was in jail since January after he delivered an allegedly provocative speech on the Aligarh Muslim College (AMU) through the anti-Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) protests in December final yr.

The bench, comprising Chief Justice Govind Mathur and Justice Saumitra Dayal Singh, handed the order on a petition filed by Khan’s mom Nuzhat Parveen.

The petition argued that Khan was granted bail in February by a reliable court docket and he was imagined to be launched on bail.

Nonetheless, he was not launched for 4 days and the NSA was subsequently invoked in opposition to him. Therefore, his detention was unlawful, the petition said.

(IANS)

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