The bail application of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid was rejected by a Delhi court on Thursday in a case registered against him in connection with the riots that took place during February, 2020 in the North-East area of the national capital.
The bail petition of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid was on Monday adjourned to March 21 in a case related to the incidents that allegedly led to riots in the North-Eastern regions of the national capital in February, 2020, leading to death of 53 people and injuries to more than 700.
The order which led to the release of the activist on bail is not a precedent, warned the apex court while hearing the appeal. But it shall set the stage for a lively debate to define the limits of protest in UAPA cases, investigated by the NIA.
The plea states that if the said Order is implemented and citizenship is given to persons on the basis of their religion, and, thereafter, if this Hon’ble Court strikes down the Amendment Act and rules, whereby the act of providing citizenship on the basis of religion is declared void.