Priyanka Gandhi Urges Yogi Adityanath To 'Secure Justice For Kafeel Khan'

Kafeel Khan was arrested from Mumbai Airport on January 29 (File)

New Delhi:

Congress Common Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at this time has written to Yogi Adityanath concerning the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan, charged underneath the Nationwide Safety Act over alleged hate speech and mentioned she expects the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister to do his finest to safe justice for him.

In her letter to the chief minister, Ms Vadra mentioned Dr Kafeel Khan had served folks selflessly in tough conditions.

Priyanka Gandhi raised the matter, saying the physician “has spent greater than 450 days in jail up to now”.

“I anticipate that whereas exhibiting your sensitivity, you’ll strive your finest to safe justice for Dr Kafeel,” she mentioned within the letter.

Kafeel Khan is in detention for allegedly making an inflammatory speech on the Aligarh Muslim College campus through the anti-Citizenship Modification Act protests.

He was arrested from the Mumbai airport on January 29 in reference to the case registered at Aligarh’s Civil Traces police station underneath the Indian Penal Code.

The part underneath which he has been charged pertains to selling enmity between teams over faith and different variations.

On February 10, Kafeel Khan was granted bail by the Allahabad Excessive Court docket however was not instantly launched by Mathura Jail authorities. His household then moved courtroom in Aligarh, claiming contempt of the excessive courtroom order.

The courtroom issued a contemporary launch order on February 13. However earlier than it could possibly be executed, the authorities invoked the Nationwide Safety Act towards him.

The paediatrician had earlier confronted arrest following the deaths of over 60 kids in per week at a authorities hospital in UP’s Gorakhpur in 2017.

About two years later, a state authorities probe cleared Kafeel Khan of all main fees.

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