Sedition case: Kerala HC grants anticipatory bail to filmmaker Aisha Sultana

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Friday granted anticipatory bail to filmmaker Aisha Sultana within the sedition case registered in opposition to her by Kavaratti Police of Lakshadweep. The bench noticed that “Prima facie, the offences alleged by the prosecution are not attracted. She has no criminal antecedents. She is not likely to flee from justice.”

The sedition case was registered in opposition to her for her controversial `bio-weapon` comment throughout a dialogue on Lakshadweep insurance policies applied by Praful Koda Patel in a Malayalam information channel.

The Kerala High Court had granted her interim anticipatory bail for every week and had directed her to seem earlier than police right now for interrogation as per Section 41A Code of Criminal Procedure discover.

She was entitled to the good thing about the presence of her counsel throughout interrogation, the Court had stated within the order.

In the occasion of arrest, the courtroom had stated that she ought to be launched in interim anticipatory bail for one week on the execution of Rs 50,000 with two solvent sureties for the like sum to the satisfaction of the arresting officer. 


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