Madras High Court grants anticipatory bail to BJP's Prashant Umrao; says he should be responsible as a lawyer, verify facts before tweeting

The Court asked Umrao to file an affidavit undertaking that he will not tweet or forward any messages promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language etc.
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The Madras High Court on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson and lawyer Prashant Umrao in a case registered against him by the Tamil Nadu Police for allegedly spreading false information about attacks against Bihari migrant workers in the State [Prashant Kumar Umrao v. The Inspector of Police].

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