Delhi violence: HC dismisses ex-councillor Ishrat Jahan’s plea in UAPA case

New Delhi, July 31

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a plea by former Congress municipal councillor Ishrat Jahan, booked below anti-terror regulation UAPA in a case associated to communal violence in northeast Delhi in February, difficult an order extending the time for finishing the investigation by 60 extra days.

Justice Suresh Kumar Kait stated there is no such thing as a illegality or perversity within the trial courtroom’s order.

“Accordingly, finding no merit in the present petition, the same is accordingly dismissed with no order as to costs,” the excessive courtroom stated.

Ishrat Jahan, who was arrested on February 26, has challenged an order of a trial courtroom extending time for finishing the investigation within the case by two extra months, past the 90 days interval.

Delhi Police has opposed the plea saying the excessive courtroom mustn’t intervene within the matter so far as the order of the extra periods choose, extending the time to probe the case, is worried as there was no infirmity in it.

The excessive courtroom on July 20, had reserved order on Jahan’s plea difficult the trial courtroom’s June 15 order granting a 60-day extension to police to finish its investigation towards her and activist Khalid Saifi.

Communal clashes had damaged out in northeast Delhi on February 24 after violence between citizenship regulation supporters and protesters spiralled uncontrolled leaving no less than 53 individuals lifeless and scores injured. PTI

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