New Delhi: Swami Yati Narsinghanand has been granted bail in a case of making controversial statements on women of a particular community. On Wednesday, Yati Narsinghanand will be released from jail. In a case of the inflammatory speech made in Dharma Sansad, Haridwar Additional District and Sessions Judge Bharat Bhushan Pandey has ruled to release Yati Narsinghanand on bail on a plea seeking bail against the CJM court's order.
A complaint was lodged against Swami Yati Narsinghanand by a student in Nagar Kotwali. Following the student's complaint, the police arrested Narsinghanand on December 15. Yati Narsinghanand was accused of making controversial and indecent comments on women of a particular community on social media. A case was then registered against him under sections 295-A (intentional acting with intent to hurt religious sentiments) and 509 (indecent remarks against women) of the IPC. He then filed a bail plea in the Haridwar court.
During the hearing in the court, the police had said that Yati Narsinghanand had made a post on social media making indecent statements against women of a particular community. The court had then sent Yati Narsinghanand to 14-day judicial custody.