Senior Advocate Trideep Pais said, "UAPA, POTA, PMLA are distrust of judiciary. These are enacted so that your (judiciary) hands are tied. This is a joke. No accused should be held in this FIR. This is a cooked-up FIR."
A Delhi Court on Thursday granted bail to former JNU student Umar Khalid in the case relating to the violence that broke out in the Khajuri Khas area of North East district of national capital and said "chargesheeting him in this case on the basis of such an insignificant material is unwarranted."
In its Chargesheet, the Delhi Police named Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, Faizan Khan, Danish, Parvez, Ilyas, Khalid Saifi, Ishrat Jahan, Tahir Hussain, Meeran Haider, Pinjda Tod activists Gulfisha Fatima, Safoora Zargar, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita, as accused of 'criminal conspiracy'.
Delhi High Court has issued Notice to Ministry of Law and Justice, Bar Council of India, Bar Council of Delhi, Rouse Avenue District Court Bar Association, Central Delhi Court Bar Association and Registrar of Societies.