Allahabad High Court sets aside UP court order taking cognizance against Azam Khan in communal speech case

The order was set aside since prior sanction of the State was not obtained. The High Court granted liberty to State to grant sanction and said the trial court may proceed against Khan if such sanction is obtained.
Azam Khan
Azam Khan

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday set aside an order of a court in Uttar Pradesh taking cognizance against Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan in a 2007 communal speech case against him [Mohammad Azam Khan v State].

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