UP Court acquits Samajwadi Party MLA Azam Khan in hate speech case

Additional District and Sessions Judge Amitveer Singh overturned an October 2022 verdict by a special MP/MLA court in Rampur which had convicted and sentenced Khan to three years in jail.
Azam Khan
Azam Khan

A court in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday acquitted Samajwadi Party leader and Member of Legislative Assembly Azam Khan in a hate speech case filed against him over comments against UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in 2019.

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