Earlier this year, the bail plea of Maulana Qamar Gani Usmani, an accused in the Dhanduka’s Kishan Bharwad murder case, has been dismissed by the High Court for making objectionable remarks about Islam on social media.
Public Prosecutor’s Presentation
During the hearing, the state government said that the accused was involved in a serious crime like murder. Prima facie there is sufficient evidence against the accused, the matter of extension of the period of investigation has also been conveyed to the accused in time. Considering the gravity of the offence, his bail application was rejected.
The counsel for the petitioner submitted that since the police did not complete the investigation within the stipulated 90 days, the police cannot seek further investigation without informing the petitioner.
Earlier this year, Kishan Bharwad made a controversial comment about Islam on social media. After this incident, two youths opened fire on Kishan in Dhandhuka on 25-January-2022. Due to which he died on the spot. More than five accused have been arrested in this case. In which Maulana Qamar Gani Usmani was arrested from Delhi on 30 January. The trial court had rejected the default bail plea of accused Maulana Qamar Gani Usmani. Against which he filed an application in the High Court.