Azam Khan, Son Get 2 Yrs In Jail In 15-Year-Old Case

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Azam Khan and his son Abdullah Azam Khan have been sentenced to two years in jail in a 2008 case.

A special MP-MLA court in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad has delivered the verdict. The two were, however, later granted bail.

A case was registered against Azam Khan, his son, and seven others at Chhajlet police station of Moradabad district on January 29, 2008, after SP leaders staged a dharna on the road to protest the checking of Azam Khan’s car by the police.

The police later booked all the nine accused, including SP leaders Mehboob Ali, Hazi Ikram Qureshi, Paras Jain, D.P. Yadav and Rajesh Yadav, under sections 341, 353 of the Indian Penal Code and the Criminal Law Amendment Act.

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