SAR Geelani granted bail in sedition charges by Patiala Court


Former Delhi professor, SAR Geelani, on Saturday was granted bail in sediction charges by Patiala House Court.

Geelani was arrested over the controversial event at Delhi’s Press Club against hanging of Afzal Guru last month.

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On 10 February, a group allegedly shouted slogans at Delhi Press Club hailing Afzal Guru, who was hanged in connection with 2001 Parliament attack.

This had prompted the police to register a case of sedition, criminal conspiracy and unlawful assembly against Geelani and unnamed persons.

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