A Delhi court on Wednesday halted the proceedings against a man who was turned into an accused by the Delhi Police days after he filed a complaint with the police alleging loot, arson, and damage to his house during the violence and riots that broke out in the national capital in February last year.
It is also submitted that the applicant is a student and is having no criminal antecedents and as the charge sheet has already been submitted, no useful purpose shall be served by further detention of the applicant in the prison.
A three-judge bench of Chief Justice S.A. Bobde, Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian clarified that the observations in the High Court order will not affect the prosecution of the criminal cases.
The District Administration had issued a recovery notice against Maulana Saif Abbas for Rs 67 lakh. This recovery notice was issued on the property damage in the CAA-NRC Violence. Maulana has challenged the recovery order of the administration of March 3, 2020 and June 16, 2020 in the High Court.
Delhi Police has submitted its report in a plea filed by Sharjeel Imam in the Delhi High Court challenging the trial court’s order granting more time to police to file charge sheet against him under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).
A Delhi based NGO, which probed the Delhi riots of February this year, has come to the conclusion that the 'tukde tukde gang' were hand-in-glove with various radical groups such as Pinjra Tod, Jamia Coordination Committee, Alumni Association of Jamia Milia Islamia, Popular Front of India (PFI), Bhim Army