[Etah Advocate Assault] Etah Advocate says he was only acting to defend his property, Allahabad High Court grants him bail

Last year, a viral video was circulated where the Uttar Pradesh Police broke the door of the house, and dragged/assaulted Advocate Rajendra Sharma in Advocate's dress.
Visuals of the assault on the lawyer at Etah
Visuals of the assault on the lawyer at EtahImage source: Sabrang India

On Wednesday, the Allahabad High Court granted bail to Advocate Rajendra Sharma, who was allegedly dragged and assaulted by the Uttar Pradesh Police (Rajendra Sharma v State of UP).

Sharma had been arrested on various charges after the scuffle, during which he is stated to have used a gun. The Court was informed by Sharma that he was defending himself as well as his property because his house was illegally occupied.

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