MUMBAI: A Mumbai court docket has granted bail to a Delhi-based lawyer, who had allegedly posted objectionable tweets towards Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and others, after his advocate advised the court docket that the accused was “repenting” his act and would tender an apology on social media.
Periods Decide D E Kothalikar granted bail to Vibhor Anand on Monday on a private bond of Rs 50,000.
Anand, in his plea, admitted that he had made the objectionable feedback towards Thackeray and others as he acquired influenced by Republic TV and its anchor, who said that late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and his former supervisor Disha Salian had been killed, and named varied individuals concerned within the alleged murders.
The prosecution had alleged that Anand, a Delhi resident, had defamed the chief minister and his son and state Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray by posting objectionable feedback on his Twitter deal with.
By posting such tweets, the accused dedicated “breach of public peace”, the prosecution mentioned.
Anand’s lawyer submittedthat he doesn’t dispute the truth that the applicant had made the remarks on social media.
He additionally mentioned that the accusedwould tender an apology via separate posts on social media.
The applicant wouldn’t repeat any type of act that will defame others, the lawyer added.
The court docket then allowed his bail plea.
The court docket mentioned the accused should observe the assertion made by his lawyer of tendering apology inside seven days of the order.
Anand was arrested by the cyber cell of Mumbai police in reference to the tweets.
Police has additionally accused him of spreading false conspiracy theories concerning the demise of Rajput and Salian.