After late-night call from SC Judge, Munawar Faruqui released from Indore Jail
The Supreme Court granted Faruqui an interim bail in the case lodged in Indore. Along with this, on the charge of hurting religious sentiments, in the case registered in Prayagraj against him, the trial warrant of a lower court there was also banned.
New Delhi: Comedian Munawar Faruqui was released from the Central Jail here late Saturday after he was granted interim bail from the Supreme Court in the case of alleged objectionable comments about Hindu deities. He was in this jail under judicial custody for the last 35 days.
Munawar Faruqui released from Jail:
The Central Jail administration had expressed its inability to release Faruqui late Saturday, citing a court warrant issued by a Prayagraj court, but later a jail official said that the order passed by the Supreme court on Friday after about 30 hours The prison administration got it, based on which the young comedian was released late on Saturday.
SC Judge calls Chief Judicial Magistrate:
The Supreme Court judge did phone call to the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Indore. He urged him to check the order on the website of the Supreme court, in which he granted bail to Munawar. Where he also stayed the production warrant.
Under this order, the Supreme Court granted Faruqui an interim bail in the case registered in Indore. Along with this, in the case registered in Prayagraj against him on the charge of hurting religious sentiments. The trial warrant of a lower court there was also banned.
Eyewitnesses said media personnel had gathered in the jail premises late on Saturday night. After receiving information about Faruqui's release. But secretly the comedian released who was arrested in a religiously sensitive case out of his sight.
Let me tell you that the standup comedian Munnwar Faruqui of Gujarat was invited in the Munro Cafe located in Indore on New Year. As soon as the information was received, the leaders of the Hindu organization had joined the show by taking tickets on the basis of provoking religious sentiments on their YouTube and the comedy on Hinduism.