The petition in the Supreme Court has been filed by Delhi Police, challenging the bail granted by the Delhi High Court to the student activists, accused of being involved in the larger conspiracy that lead to riots in the national capital in 2020, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act
The Delhi court relied upon the observations in the bail order passed by the Delhi High Court in the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act case filed against three student activists -- Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita, and Asif Iqbal Tanha.
The bench further Said that the impugned judgment of the DelhiHC shall not be rely as a precedent by any of the parties before any court. “It is clarified that release of the respondents at this stage not interfered with,” it added.
A Karkardooma court ordered the immediate release of Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, who are accused of a larger conspiracy behind the Northeast Delhi riots… Court showed strictness against police…asked, despite custody for a year, why did not verify the address immediately.
The Delhi Police had filed chargesheet against them alleging that the Anti-CAA protests organized by them from December 2019 were part of a larger conspiracy behind the North East Delh riots which took place in the last week of February 2020 when the US President Donald Trump was on India visit.
The two have been held in a case related to a larger conspiracy in the Northeast Delhi riots in February last year. The Court deferred the hearing on Tuesday, after want of verification of their addresses.
Delhi High Court grants bail to Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha in Delhi riots case … said the case has no merit … Court has said that demonstration against the government is not terrorism … democracy by suppression of protest will be in danger
The Delhi High Court earlier reserved orders in Jamia Millia Islamia student, Asif Iqbal Tanha's appeal against the rejection of his bail in connection with a case related to larger conspiracy in Delhi Riots that broke out last year.