Cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore has been released on bail after 10 months in jail in a digital security case.
He walked out of Kashimpur Central Jail-2 around 12:15pm Thursday, said Jail Superintendent Abdul Jalil.He was released after receiving necessary documents from the HC which granted him six months bail on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the High Court granted six-month bail to Kishore, who was detained since May last year following his arrest in a Digital Security Act case started by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).
The court granted bail to Kishore as he was behind bars for a long time and the reinvestigation of the case is underway, the judges said.
Mushtaq Ahmed, co-accused in the same case, died in jail on February 25.