The Apex Court on Thursday directed the Dwarka Court to grant interim bail to Congress leader, Pawan Khera. In addition, the higher court also issued notice to Assam Police and UP Police regarding Khera’s plea seeking clubbing of FIRs. In a statement, the SC informed that Khera will be released on “interim bail.”
“Till the next date of hearing, the petitioner will be released on interim bail by Dwarka court,” the SC said. Notably, the leader of Congress party, Pawan was arrested by the Assam Police in the national capital. Following his arrest, Khera said, “ready to fight the long battle.”
“We will see (in which case they are taking me). It’s a long battle and I’m ready to fight,” Khera said as Delhi police took him after he was deboarded from an aircraft at Delhi Airport. Delhi Police revealed that the leader was arrested after they received a request from Assam Police for assistance in the arrest of accused Pawan Khera in a case registered with a FIR No. 19/2023, PS Dima Hasao, District Haflong, Assam.
“Based upon the same, requisite local assistance was provided and upon the requisition of Assam Police, accused Shri Pawan Khera was detained from Terminal 1 of IGI Airport and has been subsequently arrested by the IO concerned of Assam Police,” a Delhi Police official told media outlet ANI. “Necessary legal action shall follow,” they added