A Delhi Court today has dismissed the bail plea of Jamia Millia Islamia student and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) youth wing leader Meeran Haider who was arrested on April 1, 2020 in Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) case related to the Delhi Riots of 2020
Justice Amitabh Rawat, Additional Sessions Judge pronounced the verdict and informed that a detailed order was expected soon.Haider has been in the jail and his case is been pursued by Advocates Shri Singh and Faraz Maqbool.
The Delhi Police Special Cell has charge sheeted many others also, including Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, Khalid Saifi (better known as United Against Hate activist) former Congress councillor Ishrat Jahan, former AAP councillor Tahir Hussain, and also the famous Pinjra Tod activists Gulfisha Fatima, Safoora Zargar, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita.
The common charge on all of them is hatching conspiracy by calling for march, instigating communal feeling and leading a mob.
Few days back Congress Councillor Ishrat Jahan was granted bail in the case, the bail applications of Umar Khalid and Gulfisha Fatima have been dismissed by the Court .The Delhi Police believes that a large number of students, ex-students and other members of a particular community participated in the anti-CAA rally and are responsible of inciting violence.
The police report says
“Attack on the police personnel, damage to police and public/private property, stone-pelting and arson took place on the barricade/police party stationed outside Jamia campus,”
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