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2017 Saharanpur riots case: Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar released from prison just after midnight

Prime News, National (Lucknow), September 14:- Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar alias Ravan, who was jailed under NSA charges in connection with 2017 Saharanpur caste violence case, was released from prison early on Friday, hours after the Uttar Pradesh government ordered his early release. Earlier, it had been reported that Chandrashekhar would be released on November 1.

Chandrashekhar was welcomed by his supporters after his release from prison at 2.24 am on Friday. After coming out of the prison, he said he was confident the state government would frame charges against him within 10 days. He further said he would ask “my people” to remove the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from power.

Chandrashekhar told news agency ANI, “The government is scared that they are going to be rebuked by the Supreme Court, that they ordered an early release to save themselves. I’m confident that they’ll frame some charges against me within 10 days. I’ll ask my people to throw BJP out of power in 2019.” (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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