Delhi riots: Court sends Umar Khalid to police custody for 10 days

New Delhi, September 14

An area courtroom despatched former JNU scholar chief Umar Khalid to police custody for 10 days on Monday after he was arrested below the  stringent anti-terror legislation Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case associated to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February.

The improvement got here after Delhi Police requested for his custody.

Khalid, who was arrested on Sunday evening, was current earlier than Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat by video conferencing.

Police stated he wanted to be “confronted” with enormous quantity of knowledge.

In the FIR, police has claimed that the communal violence was a “premeditated conspiracy” which was allegedly hatched by Khalid and two others.

The college students have additionally been booked for the offences of sedition, homicide, try and homicide,  selling enmity between totally different teams on grounds of faith and rioting.

The FIR accused Khalid of giving “provocative speeches” at two totally different locations and appealed to the residents to come back out on streets and block the roads through the go to of US President Donald Trump to unfold propaganda at worldwide stage about how minorities in India are being tortured.

In this conspiracy, firearms, petrol bombs, acid bottles and stones have been collected at quite a few properties, FIR claimed.

Co-accused Danish was allegedly given the duty to collect folks from two totally different locations to participate within the riots, police alleged. Women and youngsters have been made to dam the roads below the Jafrabad metro station on February 23 to create rigidity amidst the neighbourhood folks, FIR stated.

Communal clashes had damaged out in northeast Delhi on February 24 after violence between citizenship legislation supporters and protesters spiralled uncontrolled leaving at the very least 53 folks useless and round 200 injured. PTI


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