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Asaduddin Owaisi granted bail in 2005 case

Hyderabad, Jan 25 (): Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president, Asaduddin Owaisi was granted bail by  a local Court in  Sangareddy, on late Thursday , who was sent to jail three days before, in connection with a case filed against him in 2005.

 The Hyderabad MP who surrendered on January 21 was granted bail by a Sessions Judge of Sangareddy. Court Justice Y Aravinda Reddy directed Owaisi to furnish a personal bond of Rs 10,000 and two sureties for the same amount.

 Sources said it was amusing and equally interesting to note that the MIM MP, Asaduddin’s bail petition was moved by Telangana Rashtra Samithi Medak district M Raghunandan Rao, seeking bail for the MP claiming that Asaduddin on the occasion of Milad-Un-Nabi is supposed to attend a conference in Hyderabad. It is the TRS that has been strongly objecting the MIM for its role in statehood to Telangana.

Earlier Asaduddin was sent to judicial remand till February 2, by a Judicial First Class Magistrate and Prohibition and Excise Court judge Justice K Maruthi Devi. The bail petition was then transferred to the Fifth Additional District and Sessions Judge who after hearing the appeal of the petitioner granted him bail.

Asaduddin was charged along with his brother Akbaruddin Owaisi for their involvement protesting against a demolition of a place of worship at Muttangi village near Patancheru, where a road extension work was being carried on the Hyderabad-Mumbai National Highway in 2005.

Both the brothers threatened the then Medak District Collector AK Singhal and other government officers and also hindered the Collector and a cop from doing their duty.

The Court had to issue a non-bailable warrant against Owaisi brothers as they failed to appear before the court even after being summoned by the Medak police, who moved the local court. The arrest of the MIM leaders came as a shock to the party members who claimed that to be a conspiracy by the ruling Congress, from which the MIM parted its way a year back.