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Supreme Court grants interim bail to detained Congress leader Pawan Khera

SC came to Congress spokesperson's rescue after he was taken away by Assam Police for allegedly making derogatory remarks against PM

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera

Bhavini MishraAgencies New Delhi
The Supreme Court on Thursday granted interim bail to Congress Spokesperson Pawan Khera after he was booked by Assam and Uttar Pradesh (UP) Police for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi at a press conference.

Khera was on his way to a meeting of the All India Congress Committee when he was deboarded from a plane bound for Raipur in Chhattisgarh at Delhi airport. He was detained by Assam Police on Thursday based on a first information report (FIR) registered against him.

The Bench of Chief Justice of India (CJI) D Y Chandrachud and Justices P

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First Published: Feb 23 2023 | 8:34 PM IST

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