On May 26, the court will hear activist Sharjeel Imam's bail application.

Sharjeel Imams petition for interim bail cites Supreme Court order preventing him from entering police department . The petition, submitted by advocates Talib Mustafa, Ahmad Ibrahim, and Kartik Venu, said the order was primarily based on the assumption that the special court would not be able to hear the case .

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court accepted Sharjeel Imam's petition for interim bail on Tuesday, citing a Supreme Court order preventing him from entering the country's police department in a lawsuit involving alleged inflammatory remarks made during demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens in 2019.The petition, submitted by advocates Talib Mustafa, Ahmad Ibrahim, and Kartik Venu, said the order was primarily based on the assumption that the special court According to the plea, Sharjeel Imam's case has been diluted by the current IPC, whereas the maximum term for the offence of sedition, which does not include the 124A IPC, is up to seven years in prison, according to the apex court.The prosecution alleges that the IPC's interim orders have failed to reflect the current political climate and that the prosecution's investigation into the law has not yet concluded.Sharjeel Imam's defense argued that violent riots took place in response to his speech, assam and other Northeastern states being shut off from the rest of the country, according to the Delhi Polices charge sheet.