Delhi violence: Former JNU student Umar Khalid, AAP councilor Tahir Hussain named in charge sheet

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Following three months since the viciousness broke out in the national capital, the Delhi Police on Tuesday has documented two accuse sheets in association of the case which has left in any event 53 individuals dead and 200 harmed.

Both the charge sheets were recorded in Delhi’s Karkardooma court by the wrongdoing branch and have referenced the name of previous JNU understudy Umar Khalid.

First charge sheet makes reference to the name of suspended AAP councilor Tahir Hussain under the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act.

Regarding the case, fifteen people, including Tahir Hussain, were captured. During the examination, it was uncovered that there was a ‘profound established intrigue’ to cause revolts in upper east Delhi.

Tahir Hussain, a lawmaker of Aam Aadmi Party and sitting councilor in EDMC, Delhi, assumed a vital job in the episode,” the police said in an official articulation.

Tahir’s more youthful sibling, Shah Alam was likewise captured regarding the viciousness. During the examination, the police had seized Tahir Hussain’s authorized gun which was utilized by him during the uproars.

It is to be noticed that Tahir Hussain got his gun discharged from Khajuri Khas police headquarters only one day before the beginning of the mobs in Delhi.

“He was discovered associated with Khalid Saifi and Umar Khalid who are a piece of a bigger gathering of people who were arranging uproars and fights in Delhi,” the announcement included.

Another charge sheet has been recorded against two ‘Pinjra Tod’ activists Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita regarding the Jafrabad revolt case.

“This case was enrolled for homicide and mob that occurred on February 22. One man kicked the bucket because of the discharge injury during the uproar,” the police said.

The police said that both Natasha and Devangana were effectively engaged with bring forth the connivance to cause revolts close Jafrabad Metro Station in Delhi.

“They were additionally part of a bigger intrigue and were seen as associated with the ‘India Against Hate’ gathering and Umar Khalid. The message, found in the telephone of a denounced, on Whatsapp talk, uncovers the intrigue and the degree of groundwork for causing riots,” the announcement by the police included.

(With contributions from IANS)


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