Sharjeel Imam Sent to Judicial Custody

Sharjeel Imam Sent to Judicial Custody

JNU research scholarSharjeel Imam was sent to judicial custody on February 28 after thecompletion of his eight-day police custody. After the chiefjudicial magistrate's (CJM) court sent him to judicial custody for 14 days, hehas been lodged at the Guwahati Central Jail. 

A team of Assam Policebrought Imam to Guwahati on February 20 after he was arrested from Bihar forhis controversial remarks.

Imam was arrested on January28 from Bihar's Jehanabad, after sedition cases were registered against him infive states for a speech in which he asked Muslims to block Assam from rest ofIndia to make the Centre to hold a dialogue on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act(CAA).

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