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Delhi Riots: Salman Khurshid, Prashant Bhushan Named In Charge Sheet

New Delhi: From politicians to legal professionals and activists, names of assorted distinguished personalities have come up within the cost sheet filed by the Delhi Police within the Delhi riots case. This consists of the title of Congress chief Salman Khurshid and advocate Prashant Bhushan.

Their names have come up within the disclosure assertion of the previous Congress councillor Ishrat Jahan and one accused Khalid Saifi. Such statements are inadmissible underneath Part 25 of the Indian Proof Act.

In her disclosure assertion, Ishrat Jahan stated that numerous personalities akin to former Exterior Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, advocate Prashant Bhushan, activist Harsh Mander and activist-turned-politician Yogendra Yadav took half within the protests.

The same assertion was additionally given by Khalid Saifi and different witnesses.

On September 16, the police filed a voluminous cost sheet towards the accused underneath numerous sections of the UAPA, the Indian Penal Code, the Arms Act and the Prevention of Injury to Public Property Act. The copy of the cost sheet was provided to their counsels on Monday.

The cost sheet was filed in little lower than 200 days of the submitting an FIR to analyze the conspiracy angle behind the riots that rocked northeast Delhi in February this yr.

Clashes between the citizenship legislation supporters and protesters had spiralled uncontrolled, leaving a minimum of 53 folks lifeless and round 200 injured.

The cost sheet names Tahir Hussain, Safoora Zargar, Gulfisha Khatoon, Devangana Kalita, Shafa-ur-Rehman, Asif Iqbal Tanha, Natasha Narwal, Abdul Khalid Saifi, Ishrat Jahan, Meeran Haidar, Shadab Ahamd, Talsim Ahmad, Saleem Malik, Mohammed Salim Khan and Athar Khan.

Tahir Hussain has been named as a primary accused within the cost sheet. The cost sheet, nevertheless, doesn’t title Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, Mohammed Pervez Ahmad, Mohammed Ilyas, Danish and Faizal Khan.

Their names might be added within the supplementary cost sheet.

(IANS)

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