Akram was detained by the Jaisalmer police, who registered cases under Sections 107 and 151 of the CrPC

Telangana theatre artist granted bail after two week ordeal with Rajasthan policeImage - Facebook/Akram Feroze
news Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 09:22

A Jaisalmer court on Wednesday accepted the bail plea of Mohammed Akram Feroze, the theatre artist from Telangana who was picked by the Rajasthan police near Ramgarh in Jaisalmer district.

"The bail plea has been accepted. We were asked by officials to leave as they have received all reports from the state and Central investigating agencies...we are told the case will be closed soon," Akram's brother, Alam told Deccan Chronicle.

Akram Feroze, a Karimnagar-based theatre artist was travelling as a part of his “Theatre at Borders” which aims to perform theatre at the villages near India's borders with Pakistan.

What he did not realize was that he needed a permit for doing so, and ended up being arrested by the Ramgarh police on August 13.

Akram was detained by the Jaisalmer police, who confiscated his personal belongings and registered cases under Sections 107 and 151 of the Criminal Procedure Code, despite being a well known theatre artist.

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Akram's brother Alam, left for Jaisalmer and reached on August 23, where he met Akram and hired a lawyer on Monday to bail his brother out.

Akram's personal belongings, including his laptop and mobile have also been returned to them and friends and family are expected to return to Karimnagar soon.

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