Lucknow. Before the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections (UP Election 2022), Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan from Rampur has suffered a major setback. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate of Lucknow’s Special MP/MLA Court, Amrish Kumar Srivastava, has rejected the bail application of former minister Azam Khan, lodged in Sitapur jail in a three-year-old criminal case. Dismissing Khan’s bail application after hearing the arguments of the prosecution, the court observed that the accused has published facts which generate public fear, which may induce any person or community to disturb the public peace. .
In such a situation any justification for being released on bail Not there. In the bail plea, Azam Khan had said that the allegations against him are baseless and he is in jail for two years, so he should be granted bail. Azam Khan is currently lodged in Sitapur Jail in many cases including land grabbing. It is worth noting that the complaint of this case against Azam Khan was lodged by the plaintiff Allama Jamir Naqvi on February 1, 2019 at Hazratganj police station. Let us inform that on February 1, 2019, the FIR of this case was lodged by All India Muslim Council’s Allama Jamir Naqvi under sections 500 and 505 of the IPC.
According to this, Azam Khan defamed BJP, RSS and Maulana Syed Kalbe Jawwad Naqvi in the media by misusing his letter head and government seal while being a minister. He tarnished his image at the national and international level and damaged his reputation. Tried to create enmity between different communities with his fabricated statements. On January 5, the accused in this case, Azam Khan, was taken into judicial custody through video conferencing from Sitapur Jail. Earlier, Rampur MP and SP leader Azam Khan, lodged in Sitapur Jail, filed his nomination in Rampur. The court has allowed him to contest elections from jail.