Rampur: Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan’s wife Tazeen Fatima was granted bail by a court here on Saturday in connection with a case pertaining to electricity theft.
A complaint was received by the authorities regarding illegal electricity and tubewell connections at a resort owned by Azam Khan’s wife.
After the complaint, the resort was raided by Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Prem Prakash Tiwari and Sub Divisional Officer (SDO) Rajeev Ranjan and on September 5, the local administration had cut off the electricity connection to the resort.
Mr Tiwari confirmed that power theft was detected during the raid.
Over 80 cases have been registered against Azam Khan, most of which are about the land encroachment by Jauhar University. The SP lawmaker is the varsity’s vice-chancellor.