A Delhi court docket on Thursday mentioned it’ll hear the bail utility of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) scholar chief Umar Khalid, arrested underneath the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act within the northeast Delhi riots conspiracy case, on July 27.
Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat has sought a reply from the prosecution on Umar’s bail plea by the following day of the listening to.
Senior advocate (*27*) Pais is representing the accused within the case.
Khalid together with a number of others has been booked underneath the anti-terror regulation within the case. Notably, they’re accused of being the “masterminds” of the February 2020 violence, which had left 53 individuals lifeless and over 700 injured.
Besides him, Jamia Millia Islamia scholar Asif Iqbal Tanha, JNU college students Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita, Jamia Coordination Committee members Safoora Zargar, former AAP councillor Tahir Hussain and several other others have additionally been booked underneath the stringent regulation within the case.
Recently, the Delhi High Court had granted bail to Tanha, Narwal, and Kalita within the case, saying the State blurred the road between the precise to protest and terrorist exercise in anxiousness to suppress dissent.
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