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Watch | Journalist Siddique Kappan Granted Bail: His Case Explained

The Wire explains who Kappan is and the legal turns his case has taken, leading up to his bail.

Journalist Siddique Kappan was granted bail by a bench of the Supreme Court on Friday, September 9. Kappan has spent nearly two years in jail over charges of a conspiracy against the state. He was arrested while he was on his way to report from Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras where a Dalit woman was gang-raped by upper-caste Thakur men.

In this video, The Wire explains who Kappan is and the legal turns his case has taken, leading up to his bail.