India, May 29 -- The Delhi high court on Wednesday granted bail to student activist Sharjeel Imam in a sedition case filed against him for allegedly giving inflammatory speeches at various places in the Capital and at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) during protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA in 2019-2020.

A bench of justices Suresh Kumar Kait and Manoj Jain allowed Imam's plea challenging a city court's February 17 order denying him bail.

"Appeal is allowed," the high court said.

However, Imam will not walk out of prison as he is currently in custody in connection with a conspiracy case for allegedly instigating the February 2020 Delhi riots.

To be sure, the same bench of the high court is also seized of Imam's...