Muzaffarnagar riots

Muzaffarnagar riots case: UP court acquits 20 people

A total of 98 cases of riots have been decided so far in which 1,137 accused were acquitted due to lack of evidence.

published on : 20th September 2021

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots cases: Eight years on, over 1,100 acquitted, just seven convicted

Seven people were convicted in a single case related to the murder of two youths, Sachin and Gaurav, in Kawal village in the district.

published on : 7th September 2021

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Court fixes September 9 for framing of charges against ten politicians

Nine others against whom charges are to be framed in the case include ex-minister Saeeduzama, his son Salman Saeed, ex-BSP MP Kadir Rana and party's former MLAs Noor Saleem Rana.

published on : 1st September 2021

UP govt withdrew 77 cases related to 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots without giving any reason: SC told

The amicus curiae has earlier pointed out that States like Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra and Karnataka have sought to withdraw criminal cases against politicians.

published on : 24th August 2021

Muzaffarnagar riots: Court allows withdrawal of cases against Suresh Rana, Sangeet Som and 50 others

The accused were booked under various IPC sections for violating prohibitory orders deterring public servants from discharging their duties and wrongful restraint.

published on : 27th March 2021

Court acquits 6 accused of promoting religious enmity in Muzaffarnagar riots case

Additional District Sessions Judge Nishant Dev acquitted the six accused due to lack of evidence, defence counsel Chandra Vir Singh said.

published on : 27th March 2021