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Congress MLA Jignesh Mevani to be produced in court today

Arrested Gujarat Congress leader Jignesh Mevani will be again produced in the court today. Mevani who was produced in the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court in Kokrajhar on Sunday, was

Arrested Gujarat Congress leader Jignesh Mevani will be again produced in the court today.

Mevani who was produced in the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court in Kokrajhar on Sunday, was sent to one-day judicial custody.

As per reports, the court will be hearing Mevani’s bail plea and accordingly give its verdict.

It may be mentioned here that Mevani was arrested by a team of Assam Police from the Palanpur Circuit House in Gujarat for his controversial tweet targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Meanwhile, the Assam state Congress unit, which protested the arrest of the Gujarat legislator who had earlier pledged outside support to the party, termed the arrest as a conspiracy.

Also Read: Assam: CJM court sends Congress MLA Jignesh Mevani to 3-day police remand

Assam Congress chief Bhupen Kumar Borah alleged that it is a conspiracy and “Goonda Giri” by the police. He also accused the BJP government of misusing the state’s police force to deal with a simple tweet.

What was Mevani’s tweet about?

In his tweet, Mevani had reportedly urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure communal harmony during his recent visit to Gujarat. The tweet was removed later.

First Published: 25th April, 2022 11:23 IST

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