#Munawar Faruqui

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Munawar Faruqui released a video on YouTube titled 'Munawar Faruqui Leaving Comedy.'(Photo Credit: YouTube ScreenGrab/Munawar Faruqui)

  • In his new video, Munawar Faruqui asked whether people wanted to spread love or hate on the internet
  • He was released from Indore central jail on February 7
  • Faruiqui is known for his political content and criticism of the government

.Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Munawar Faruqui was released from jail on February 6, 2021 more than a month after being held. (Photo Credit: Instagram/munawarfaruqui)

  • Munawar Faruqui was arrested on January 1 for allegedly hurting religious sentiments
  • Faruqui is based in Indore and hails from Junagadh, Gujarat
  • He wrote, "Kangana ke tweets padke lag raha hai fir se Judicial custody chala jaun!"

.Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Standup comedian Munawar Faruqui recently made headlines after he was arrested for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments. (Photo Credit: YouTube ScreenGrab/Munawar Faruqui)

  • Munawar Faruqui allegedly insulted Hindu Gods and Union Home Minister Amit Shah during a show on January 1
  • The comedian was then charged under several sections including section 188, 34, 269 and 295 A of IPC
  • He was granted interim bail by Supreme Court on Friday after more than a month of his arrest 

.Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
The Madhya Pradesh High Court had earlier rejected Munawar Faruqui's bail plea.(Photo Credit: Instagram/munawarfaruqui)

  • Munawar Faruqui was released from the jail after the prison authorities received the order of the Supreme Court
  • The SC stayed a production warrant issued against Faruqui by a court in Prayagraj
  • Faruqui was seen walking out of the jail silently by eyewitnesses

.Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Munawar Faruqui was granted interim bail by the Supreme Court on Friday.(Photo Credit: Instagram/munawarfaruqui)

  • The SC also stayed the Madhya Pradesh HC order, which had refused to grant Faruqui the bail
  • It also stayed the production warrant issued against Faruqui by a trial court in Allahabad
  • An officer of the Indore Central Jail said a court in Prayagraj had ordered Faruqui's production in a similar case on February 18

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui, more than a month after he was arrested by Madhya Pradesh Police.

  • Faruqui was arrested on January 1 following a complaint filed by a BJP MLA's son
  • Faruqui, a resident of Gujarat, was earlier denied bail by the Madhya Pradesh High Court on January 28
  • The top court also issued a notice to state police on Faruqui's plea challenging the HC order 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Comedian Munawar Faruqui was arrested on January 1. (Photo Credit: YouTube ScreenGrab/Munawar Faruqui)

  • Comedian Munawar Faruqui and four of his associates were arrested at Indore
  • They were arrested over a complaint filed by the convener of a right-wing outfit
  • Faruqui was accused of insulting Hindu deities and Union Home Minister Amit Shah

.Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Munawar Faruqui was arested from Gujarat alongside four others on January 1, 2021. (Photo credit: Instagram/@munawar.faruqui)

  • Stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui was arrested for allegedly passing indecent remarks against Hindu deities
  • Police had arrested Faruqui and four others on January 1
  • Faruqui is currently lodged in Indore Central Jail