Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat discharged five people accused of looting in a Delhi riots 2020 case due to lack of evidence. He ordered enquiry into IO's investigation and asked whether the accused were being sheilded.
In the process of identifying best officials for deposition, Facebook had sought a 14 extension from the Peace and Harmony committee of the Delhi Assembly which is probing Northeast Delhi Riots of 2020.
Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav was sceptical about the sustainability of the charge sheet under law as the FIR was registered on a complaint in which three of the co-accused were acquitted earlier.
Discharging a man of an offence in the north-east Delhi riots of 2020, a court said that even though communal riots cases have to be considered with the utmost sensitivity, common sense should not be given a go-by.
Khalid along with several others has been booked under the anti-terror law in the case. They are accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 violence, which had left 53 people dead and over 700 injured.
On July 13, Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav of Delhi's Karkardooma court said that the police has "miserably failed" to carry out their statutory duties in the case and called the investigation "callous".
Hussain has been booked for offences under the Indian Penal Code, including attempt to murder and rioting, and Arms Act.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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