Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To SP Leader Azam Khan


New Delhi: Jailed Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan was granted interim bail by the Supreme Court Thursday in a cheating case. The Apex court passed the bail order under article 142 of the Constitution. Khan has been allowed to file for a regular bail before the court within two weeks, until then the interim bail will continue.

The order was passed by a three-judge bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, BR Gavai, and AS Bopanna.

On May 17, the Supreme Court had reserved its order on the interim bail plea of Azam Khan in a case relating to the Kotwali police station in Uttar Pradesh, reported news agency ANI.

Khan has been lodged in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur jail since February 2020 over cases registered against him.

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