Geelani moves court for bail

He was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a magisterial court. The court will hear his bail plea Thursday.

Written by Kaunain Sheriff M | New Delhi | Published:March 17, 2016 4:35 am
Geelani has been arrested on charges of sedition. Geelani has been arrested on charges of sedition.

Delhi University Professor S A R Geelani Wednesday moved sessions court, seeking bail in the alleged sedition case against him, and said that the case had been “falsely foisted upon him”.

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Geelani told the court that the very basis of the registration of FIR was an alleged report published by Zee News about the incident. However, “contrary to the submissions” of police before the trial court, “there are no video clips of the public event,” he said.

He was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a magisterial court. The court will hear his bail plea Thursday.

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