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HC stays arrest of AAP leader Kanwar Sandhu in ‘unauthorised’ jail entry case

May 18, 2016 | By

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court yesterday installed stay on arrest of journalist turned politician Kanwar Sandhu in alleged unauthorised jail entry case. The case was registered against Kanwar Sandhu in December 2015 for allegedly entering the Patiala jail unauthorisedly to meet Sikh political prisoner Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana on December 19 last year.

Kanwar Sandhu | [File Photo]

Kanwar Sandhu | [File Photo]

Seeking government’s response on Kanwar Sandhu’s anticipatory bail plea by July 28, the bench of justice Manmohan Singh Bedi issued interim directions to the police that in case of his arrest in this case, he should be released on bail.

According to Hindustan Times (HT), the court has also directed the investigating officer to produce records pertaining to Kanwar Sandhu’s indictment as accused in this case.

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