1. Home
  2. Nation
  3. Uttar Pradesh: SP MLA and former minister Azam Khan sentenced to three years in hate speech case

Uttar Pradesh: SP MLA and former minister Azam Khan sentenced to three years in hate speech case

SP MLA and former minister Azam Khan suffered a major setback on Thursday. He has been sentenced to three years in the case of hate speech. A fine of Rs 25,000 has also been imposed on him. After the punishment, the sword has also hanged on Azam Khan's legislature.

By Priyanka Verma 
Updated Date

New Delhi: SP MLA and former minister Azam Khan suffered a major setback on Thursday. He has been sentenced to three years in the case of hate speech. A fine of Rs 25,000 has also been imposed on him. After the punishment, the sword has also hanged on Azam Khan’s legislature. The punishment of Azam Khan is being considered as a big blow not only for him but also for the Samajwadi Party. Azam Khan is considered to be the tallest leader in SP after Akhilesh Yadav.

Also Read :- System crash at Mumbai Airport Terminal 2, passengers stuck in long queues

Azam was taken into custody as soon as he was convicted after the special court of MPMLA started the hearing at around 2 pm on Thursday. Around four o’clock the court delivered the verdict. During this, Azam Khan remained in custody.

A case was registered against Azam under three sections. He has been found guilty in all three cases. Azam was booked for making inflammatory speeches during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. It is alleged that during the speech, Azam Khan also used objectionable language on PM Modi and CM Yog

The Rampur court today convicted the Samajwadi Party’s senior leader and is expected to pronounce the quantum of the sentence today itself.

Also Read :- Shraddha Murder case: Accused Aaftab Poonawala's Narco test successfully completed
Further reading:
For the latest news and reviews, follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter पर फॉलो करे...