scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Friday, August 19, 2022

Professor arrested for making derogatory remarks against Smriti Irani

Shahyaar Ali surrendered before Additional Sessions Judge Anurag Kumar and moved interim bail application.

Smriti Irani. (File)

The professor, who allegedly made derogatory remarks against Union Minister Smriti Irani on Facebook, was on Tuesday sent to jail after he surrendered himself before the magistrate at a local court here.

Shahyaar Ali surrendered before Additional Sessions Judge Anurag Kumar and moved interim bail application.

The judge cancelled the jail plea after which the professor was sent to jail. Firozabad Police had booked Ali, head of History department at SRK College, in March for an allegedly obscene Facebook post against the women and child development minister.

Subscriber Only Stories
UPSC Key-August 19, 2022: Why you should read ‘RBI and Inflation’ or ‘Lor...Premium
‘Bridgerton’ season 2 star Charithra Chandran on why she may ...Premium
Newsmaker | Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, the giant killer and youngest Union C...Premium
Explained: The CBI’s Delhi excise casePremium

First published on: 21-07-2021 at 08:31:51 am
Next Story

Daily Briefing: Two-thirds of Indians have Covid antibodies, says ICMR; Storm in House over Pegasus row

0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.

Featured Stories

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement