New Delhi: An area courtroom on Sunday despatched Gujarat Unbiased legislator Jignesh Mevani, arrested from the western state by Assam Police on Wednesday for a purported Tweet in opposition to the prime minister, to one-day judicial custody, a police official stated.
A listening to in his case, together with his bail petition, will likely be taken up on Monday, he added.
Extra superintendent of police of Kokrajhar Surjit Singh Panesar instructed reporters right here that the courtroom of the Chief Judicial Justice of the Peace (CJM) determined to remand him to someday of judicial custody.
Mevani’s three-day police custody had ended on Sunday, after which he was produced earlier than the courtroom late within the night.
Panesar additionally stated Mevani will likely be produced once more on the courtroom on Monday morning and his listening to will proceed, together with on his bail petition.
Mevani, seen with an Assamese gamocha (conventional towel) round his neck, was taken to the Kokrajhar jail from the residence of the CJM, the place the listening to was held.
Mevani, an Unbiased MLA supported by the Congress, was apprehended from Palanpur city in Gujarat on Wednesday night time after a First Data Report (FIR) underneath numerous sections of the IPC and the IT Act was filed in Kokrajhar Police Station over his purported tweet in opposition to the prime minister.
In response to the FIR, he had purportedly posted a tweet, claiming Prime Minister Narendra Modi “thought of Godse as God”.
Mevani was flown to Guwahati from Gujarat on Thursday morning after which taken to Kokrajhar by street, the place he was produced on the chief judicial Justice of the Peace’s courtroom, which remanded him to a few days’ police custody.