Hardik Patel granted bail in sedition case, but will remain in jail for now
The Gujarat High Court on Friday granted conditional bail to Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel in a sedition case.
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Friday granted conditional bail to Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel in a sedition case.
The court granted bail to Hardik Patel on the condition that he will stay out of Gujarat for six months.
Hardik's lawyer Zubin Bharda, however, informed that his client will continue to remain in jail because of another case lodged against him.
Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel has been lodged in jail on sedition charge since October last.
Till yesterday, all his bail pleas in court had been stonewalled by the state government on the pretext that it cannot put law and order in the state at risk with his release.
This despite the repeated assurance by Patel's counsel that he will continue his quota stir in a peaceful manner and also that he will agree to stay away from Gujarat during his bail period if the court so directs.