Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan was released from Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur jail on Friday, May 20 after 27 months. Azam Khan reached the residence of ex-MLA Anoop Gupta after he was released from the jail.
He was issued interim bail by the Supreme Court, after which the Rampur court issued the order for his release.
The release order was sent to Sitapur Jail on Thursday night.
Azam Khan’s son Abdullah Azam, along with Shivpal Yadav and SP MLA from Saharanpur Dehat, Ashu Malik reached Sitapur jail to receive the SP leader.
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav took to Twitter to congratulate Azam Khan after he was released from the prison.
On Thursday, the Apex Court granted Azam Khan interim bail in an alleged cheating case. AGENCIES