In February 2020, riots took place in Northeast Delhi. In connection to the case of the Delhi riots, a former student leader of JNU Umar Khalid is under 14 days of judicial custody by Delhi Court.
Metropolitan Magistrate Dev Saroha remanded the JNU leader Khalid and directed prison authorities to provide him adequate security. Delhi Court ensures the authorities that they cause no harm to Khalid in jail.
DELHI COURT PROVIDED ADEQUATE SECURITY FACILITY TO KHALID
While Khalid was in prison, he got adequate security. He said to the court that he did not sign any documents or statements while he was in jail.
Delhi court directed the authorities to allow the JNU leader two legal interviews. He can do it once in a week for at least 30 minutes.
OTHER CASES IN WHICH DELHI COURT ARRESTED KHALID
On October 1, the Delhi court arrested Khalid in another case related to violence. He was under police custody for three days. Delhi Court arrested him on 14 September also in the case registered under various sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and Indian Penal Code (IPC).
AAP COUNCILOR ALLEGED ON UMAR KHALID
The supreme branch filed a charge sheet against suspended AAP councilor Tahir Hussain. He is the investigating officer who put allegations on Khalid that on January 8 Hussain met Umar Khalid and Khalid Saifi of ‘United against Hate’ at the Shaheen Bagh anti CAA protest. Umar said to be prepared for more riots at the time of Trump’s visit.
DELHI RIOTS TOOK PLACE DUE TO CAA
Afterward, in connection to the Delhi violence, the Special Cell started screening upon larger conjugation. During the riots, around 53 people were killed and hundreds of people were injured. The riots took place in the northeast Delhi between the groups supporting and opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act.
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