Lucknow, May 10: The Allahabad High Court on Monday granted bail to Samajwadi Party MLA Mohd Azam Khan after a period of 26 months. He was jailed in February 2020 in Sitapur jail.

However, Azam Khan will not immediately be released as last week, a new case was lodged against him in connection with granting recognition to an institution on forged documents. Samajwadi Party MLA Ravidas Mehrotra Denied Meeting With Azam Khan in Sitapur Jail.

Mohd Azam Khan has now obtained bail in 87 cases, including that of book theft, goat theft, buffalo theft, land encroachment, land grabbing, forgery and power theft. He will now have to get bail in the 88th case lodged against him last week before he finally walks free.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 10, 2022 06:41 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website