Siddique Kappan: Journalist Siddique Kappan released from jail on bail, sedition-accused of spreading violence in Hathras incident – Kerala Journalist Siddique Kappan Released From Lucknow Jail After He Was Granted Bail


Siddique Kappan

Siddique Kappan
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Journalist Siddique Kappan, arrested on charges of inciting violence and sedition after the Hathras incident in Uttar Pradesh, was released from jail on Thursday morning. Alleged journalist Siddique Kappan was released from jail after 27 months. More than a month after he was granted conditional bail in the two cases, a special court in Lucknow signed the order for Kappan’s release.

Let us tell you that on December 23, the High Court granted conditional bail to Siddique Kappan. After getting bail from the High Court, Special Judge of PMLA Court Sanjay Shankar Pandey ordered Kappan to be released on bail on furnishing two sureties of Rs 1 lakh each and a surety of the like amount.

On behalf of Kappan, bail bonds were filed in the court on January 9 last. On this, the court ordered the verification of the status of the sureties. On Wednesday, the sureties and the documents filed by them were verified. On which the court has ordered the release of the accused.