New Delhi: Delhi Police arrested former Jawaharlal Nehru College (JNU) pupil Umar Khalid beneath the Illegal Actions (Prevention) Act in reference to northeast Delhi riots that broke out in February this 12 months.
Khalid has already been booked beneath the Illegal Actions (Prevention) Act (UAPA) together with Jamia pupil and RJD youth wing president Meeran Haider, JCC media coordinator Safoora Zargar, and Danish, a resident of northeast Delhi’s Bhajanpura.
“My son Umar Khalid has been arrested tonight at 11 p.m. by Special Cell, Delhi Police under UAPA. Police was questioning him since 1 p.m. He has been implicated in Delhi riots,” stated Syed Qasim Rasool Ilyas, father of Umar Khalid.
Khalid was summoned on Saturday and Sunday. He was arrested after being questioned for round 10 hours and will likely be produced earlier than a Delhi courtroom on Monday.
Earlier on September 2, Khalid was known as by the Crime Department for questioning within the northeast Delhi riots case. He was let off after the questioning.
The arrest comes hours after Delhi police issued a press release on Sunday wherein it has requested those that have doubts and questions concerning the northeast Delhi riots probe to take authorized course on the acceptable time.
The Delhi police stated that varied curiosity teams are utilizing social media platforms and different on-line portals to lift questions concerning the equity of investigation of the northeast Delhi riot circumstances.
Earlier, retired IPS officer Julio Ribeiro, who was former Mumbai police commissioner, DGP Gujarat and Punjab, and former Indian Ambassador to Romania, has written to Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava, questioning the probe into the northeast Delhi riots circumstances.
Since December, Delhi was brimming with tensions after the Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) was handed. A sit-in protest towards it began at varied elements of the nationwide capital. An agitation additionally began close to Jafrabad metro station in northeast Delhi.
The protests in northeast Delhi turned violent and round 53 individuals have been killed.
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