Haridwar Sessions Court grants bail to Yati Narsinghanand, accused of delivering a hate speech against Muslims 

Haridwar Sessions Court grants bail to Yati Narsinghanand, accused of delivering a hate speech against Muslims 

The Haridwar Sessions Court grants bail to Yati Narsinghanand, accused of delivering a hate speech against Muslims at  Dharam Sansad event.

The Dasna Devi temple head, one of the organisers of the religious congregation in Hardiwar in December, had made inflammatory remarks and calls for violence at the event. Narsinghand has also, separately, been accused of making derogatory remarks against women, and his arrest was in connection with that as well.

District and Sessions Judge Bharat Bhushan Pandey, however, noted that the offences Narsinghand has been accused of, are punishable up to three-years of imprisonment, and granted him bail.

Conditions for Bail 

The Court additionally laid down the various bail conditions.

The accused is ordered that he shall file an undertaking before the Magistrate to the effect that after this order shall not make any speech disturbing the hatred and communal harmony in the society, nor shall be part of any such event, gathering whose main object is to promote enmity and maintain harmony between different groups or to have an adverse effect on the maintenance of harmony or to commit offenses similar in nature to the offense charged;

During investigation, on being called by the Investigation Officer (IO) to cooperate in the investigation, he will appear before the IO as per his instructions, otherwise, on the 10th of every month during the investigation, he will give information about his presence in the local police station;

He shall not indulge in inducement, intimidation directly or indirectly during the course of the investigation, nor shall he prejudicially affect the witnesses;

During investigation, he shall not go abroad without the permission of the concerned court/magistrate and if the accused is in possession of a passport, he shall hand over his passport to the investigating officer within seven days.

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