MP High Court Rejected Bail Request Of Stand-up Comic Munawar Faruqui

Stand-up Comedian Munawar Faruqui’s bail please rejected by Madhya Pradesh High Court. On January 2, Five comics including him were arrested for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods.
Eklavya Singh Gaur, the son of local BJP MLA and ex-Indore mayor Malini Gaur filed a complaint against Munawar Faruqui, Nalin Yadav, Edvin Anthony, Prakhar Vyas, and Priyam Vyas for allegedly hurting religious sentiments during their show.
Faruqui has been accused of passing indecent remarks about Hindu Gods and Hone Minister Amit Shah in his show. They were sent to judicial custody.
Faruqui’s lawyer had argued that he had attended that comedy show and Munawar did not said anything that is alleged.
But the court rejected it, saying the possibility of more incriminating material could not be ruled out as investigations were still on. It also cited to a similar case filed against the comic in Uttar Pradesh.
The High Court also noted that the accused comics were allegedly mocked Hindu Gods Social Media. They allegedly made filthy jokes on Lord ShriRam and Goddess Sita, hurted Hindu’s religious sentiments.
Justice Rohit Arya said “constitutional duty on every citizen and the state” to promote harmony and the spirit of common brotherhood irrespective of religious, linguistic, sectional and regional diversities.