Former JNU scholar Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition


New Delhi, July 25

The Delhi Police at present charged former JNU scholar Sharjeel Imam with sedition earlier than a neighborhood court docket for allegedly inciting individuals to bask in actions detrimental to the sovereignty and integrity of the nation. The police filed a charge-sheet earlier than the court docket in a case associated to anti-CAA riots earlier this yr.

The last report was filed below numerous Sections, together with 124-A (sedition), 153-A (selling hatred), 153-B (assertion prejudicial to nationwide integration) and 505 (spreading rumours) of the IPC and below the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. “He is accused of delivering seditious speeches and inciting a community to indulge in unlawful activities, detrimental to the sovereignty and integrity of the nation,” it stated. — PTI

What charge-sheet says

  • Delivered seditious speeches
  • Exhorted individuals to dam highways, resort to ‘chakka jam’
  • Called Constitution a ‘fascist’ doc
  • Propagated blockade of ‘chicken neck’ connecting North-East



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