Delhi riots: HC lists bail pleas by JNU student activist Sharjeel Imam, others for fresh hearing in Jan
He and others have been booked under the anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and provisions of the IPC for allegedly being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 riots.
However, Pathan will remain in jail as there is another case pending against him for attacking a cop.
Riots had brokem out in the national capital in February 2020 as clashes between the anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) and pro-CAA protesters took a violent turn.
The Delhi Police argued that each application failed to disclose any provision in the law that could allow their prayers, terming them as "frivolous," "speculative," and "presumptive".
The counsel appearing for co-accused Safoora Zargar and Sharjeel Imam submitted that they will be adopting the submissions made by Tanha.
The observation came after ASI Jamshed Ali moved an application seeking more time to file a supplementary chargesheet and exemption for SHO.
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Assistant Sub-Inspector Jamshed Ali had moved an application seeking more time to file the supplementary chargesheet and an exemption for the Station House Officer.
Khalid was arrested by the Delhi Police on September 13, 2020, in connection with the February 2020 North East Delhi riots case.
Khalid, arrested by Delhi Police in September 2020, in the High Court had sought bail on grounds that he had no "criminal role" in the violence in the city's North-East area.
Activists Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, and several others have been booked under the anti-terror law UAPA for allegedly being the 'masterminds' of the February Delhi 2020 riots.
The two leaders made alleged hate speeches during the Delhi assembly elections in 2020 when the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests were ongoing in the city.
The petition contended that Imam has been in custody since January 28, 2020, and completed more than three years and six months in jail.
He said the prosecution’s evidence in the case was stopped because of the absence of the video evidence relied upon by the investigating agency to identify the accused.
All of them were accused of being a part of a riotous mob that attacked and killed a man named Vinod Kumar in Brahmpuri on February 24, 2020.
The court was hearing a case against five people, who were accused of being present in a riotous mob that set ablaze a place of worship and other properties on February 25, 2020.
The police had booked him and his associates under the anti-terror law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), and provisions of the Indian Penal Code in connection with Delhi riots,2020.
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The court, however, discharged the accused persons from the offence under IPC Section 34 (common intention) and provisions of the Delhi Prevention of Defacement of Public Property (DPDPP) Act.
The bench had said that the protest planned was “not a typical protest” normal in political culture or democracy but one far more destructive and injurious geared towards extremely grave consequences.
Khalid, arrested by the Delhi Police in September 2020, had sought bail on grounds that he neither had any criminal role in the violence nor any "conspiratorial connect" with any other accused in the