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Paigambar Row: Delhi court granted bail to Bhim Army chief, who held a reward of 1 crore on Nupur Sharma, asked this important question


New Delhi: A court in the national capital Delhi has arrested Bhim Army chief (BJP) suspended spokesperson Nupur Sharma for threatening and declaring a reward of one crore rupees for his remarks on Prophet Mohammad (Nupur Sharma Paigambar Row). Bhim Sena Chief) granted bail to Nawab Satpal Tanwar. Police said Tanwar had posted a video in which he had announced a reward for Sharma’s statement and tried to promote communal hatred. The court, in its order passed on June 19, observed that the FIR was registered in haste, where first the case was registered and then the alleged objectionable video was analyzed.

‘Why in such a hurry to file an FIR without watching the video’
Metropolitan Magistrate Dev Saroha said, “Despite interrogation, the investigating officer has failed to answer why there was such a rush to register the FIR even when he had not seen the video.” The judge said that while arresting the accused in the case, the investigating officer had violated the rules. The court also took note of the critical medical condition of the accused and the fact that he was admitted to the hospital after his arrest. The court also observed that the accused being a member of Bhima Sena is not a relevant fact while deciding the bail application as Bhim Sena is not a banned organisation.

Court granted bail on these conditions
“In view of these facts and circumstances, the accused Satpal Tanwar is entitled to be released on bail, provided he has the full co-operation of the Investigating Officer as and when he is fit for investigation,” the court said. The judge granted bail to the accused on a surety of Rs 50,000 and surety of like amount. The court directed the accused to appear before the investigating officer during the course of the investigation and on every date of hearing. The judge directed the accused not to leave the country without prior permission of the court.

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Violent protests have erupted in many parts of the country following statements by former BJP leaders Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal on Prophet Mohammad. Based on the analysis of complaints and posts on social media, Delhi Police registered 19 FIRs under various sections of the Indian Penal Code. Police had said that in one such case, Tanwar posted a video in which he declared a reward of Rs 1 crore on Sharma and tried to promote communal disharmony. Tanwar was arrested from Gurugram.

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