Allahabad HC grants bail to man making objectionable remarks against UP CM with rider: No use of social media for 2 years | Allahabad News

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PRAYAGRAJ: The Allahabad high court has granted bail to a person from Deoria accused of making objectionable remarks against chief minister Yogi Adityanath and other public representatives.
However, while granting bail to Akhilanand Rao, Justice Siddhartha barred him from using social media for the next two years. Secondly, he was also ordered to cooperate in the trial sincerely without seeking any adjournment till the conclusion of the trial before the trial court.
A first information report (FIR) was registered against Rao by the police under sections 420 (cheating), 120B (conspiracy) of Indian Penal Code and section 66D of IT Act at Kotwali police station of Deoria and he is in jail since May 12, 2020.
It was also alleged that he had falsely shown his status and had tried to obtain undue advantages. Further, the applicant was also posting objectionable posts against some local police officers on social networking sites.
The petitioner’s counsel submitted before the court that it is a case of false implication by the police.
The bail was granted on November 2.



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