New Delhi: Comedian Kiku Sharda was granted bail by a Haryana local court today evening in the case of hurting religious sentiments by mimicking spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim.
He has been granted bail on personal bond of Rs 1 lakhs.
Relief has come for the actor few hours after he was sent for a 14 days judicial custody for hurting the religious sentiment of Rahim's followers.
The court's action started a national debate in mainstream media. People also voiced their concerns on social media platforms.
Many celebs took to Twitter to slam this action by the police saying it was absurd. The anchor of CNWK, Kapil Sharma also tweeted supporting his co-actor. He said that Gurmeet Ram Rahim should come out in media in support of an actor whose only motive is to spread happiness.
Later in the evening, Dera Sacha Sauda chief broke his silence on the controversy.
In a tweet, he said that his devotees were hurt by the comedian's act but he has no hard feelings after the actor apologised.
He tweeted; “I was busy shooting OnlineGurukul; just got to know, devotees are hurt due to Kiku's action.If he has apologized, no complaint from my side.”