Azam Khan gets bail from Allahabad High Court, to remain in jail due to a new case

Senior SP leader Azam Khan gets bail from Allahabad High Court in the case of possession of the enemy property.

Azam Khan

Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court has given a big relief to Azam Khan, the founding member of the Samajwadi Party, MLA from Rampur. Azam Khan has been granted bail by the Allahabad High Court in the case of illegal possession of enemy property. If Azam Khan is not arrested in any new case, then only he will be released from Sitapur Jail.

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The Allahabad High Court had recently reserved the verdict on the bail plea in the case of possession of enemy property of Azam Khan. The court has given its decision today. The Allahabad High Court has approved the bail of Azam Khan, who has been lodged in Sitapur Jail for nearly 26 months. The order has been given by Justice Rahul Chaturvedi.


Allahabad High Court has directed the release of former cabinet minister Mohammad Azam Khan on interim bail in connection with the grabbing of enemy property. The court has granted bail on surety of one lakh rupees and two sureties. The court has ordered Azam Khan to hand over the enemy property to the Para Military Force.


MLA Azam Khan has already got bail in 88 criminal cases out of 89. Meanwhile, the state government has filed an application for cancellation of bail in a dozen cases. Which is pending in Allahabad High Court. Another new FIR has also been registered before Azam Khan is released on bail.


It was believed that if bail was approved in this case, then Azam Khan would come out of jail. Due to the registration of a new case, in the last case registered, the release will not be possible even after getting bail. According to this case, Azam Khan is accused that he has illegally captured enemy property in Azimnagar police station area and surrounded it with a boundary wall. Which was later included in the Maulana Jauhar Ali Trust of Rampur, Jauhar University of Rampur. The police has filed the charge sheet and the court has also taken cognizance.

Recently a hearing in this matter was held in the High Court on December 4, 21 and the court had reserved the decision. On 29 April, the state government gave some more new facts by filing a supplementary counter-affidavit in the High Court. On which the hearing was held on five. After this the court had reserved the decision. On the other hand, the Supreme Court had made a scathing remark on the Allahabad High Court regarding the delay in delivering the verdict on Azam Khan's bail. After which the verdict was pronounced on Azam Khan's petition today. In the court, Azam Khan's advocate Imranullah Khan, Kamrul Hasan, Safdar Kazmi, Additional Advocate General MC Chaturvedi on behalf of the state government, Government Advocate SK Pal, Additional Government Advocate Patanjali Mishra were present in the court.


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