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Breaking: SP leader Azam Khan sentenced to 3 years in prison in 2019 hate speech case

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has been convicted in a hate speech case by a court in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur. According to news agency ANI, Azam Khan and 2 other accused have been sentenced to 3 years in prison along with a fine of Rs 2000 in the hate […]

Edited By : Mayank Meliwar | Updated: Oct 27, 2022 16:41 IST
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Lucknow: Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has been convicted in a hate speech case by a court in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur.

According to news agency ANI, Azam Khan and 2 other accused have been sentenced to 3 years in prison along with a fine of Rs 2000 in the hate speech case of 2019.

In 2019, a case of hate speech was filed against Khan over his comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and IAS officer Aunjaneya Kumar Singh, the then district magistrate.

First published on: Oct 27, 2022 04:41 PM IST

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