Activist Erendro Leichombam files for anticipatory bail

The Manipur High Court has fixed the hearing on August 7

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 7 Aug 2020, 2:39 am

Representational image (PHOTO: AswinDeth-Unsplash)
Representational image (PHOTO: AswinDeth-Unsplash)

Activist Erendro Leichombam has filed for anticipatory bail under 438 CrPC on August 5 before the High Court of Manipur and the hearing has been fixed on August 7.

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Erendro filed for the anticipatory bail in connection with a sedition case filed against him.

Erendro, the political activist was charged under sedition case for a Facebook post.

The Manipur Police filed the sedition case against him for a comment he made on his Facebook account on July 25.

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Police have not specified the post which is connected with sedition. But, he was charged under Section 153 (causing provocation to riot), 124 A (sedition) and 505 (public mischief) of IPC by police.

It may be mentioned that Erendro was earlier arrested for criticising the BJP-led government in Manipur

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First published:7 Aug 2020, 2:39 am

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