Umar and Anirban are JNU students who were arrested along with Kanhaiya Kumar on account of 9 Feb. event. It is alleged that event was organised on death anniversary of Afzal Guru and anti-India slogans were raised at the event.

Kanhaiya Kumar was granted bail by High Court. Now Umar and Anirban have also been granted bail by sessions court in Delhi.

The Additional Sessions Judge granted relief to the 2 students while applying the principle of parity with co-accused JNU student union President Kanhaiya Kumar, who was earlier release by bail.