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Members of the Same Community Cannot Kill One Of Their Own In a Communal Riot: Observes Delhi High Court

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NEW DELHI—The Delhi High Court on Friday rebuked the Delhi police for arresting three Muslims in connection with killing of another Muslim during the anti-Muslim riots in Northeast Delhi in February 2020.

The case pertained to one Shahid, who died after suffering gunshot injury on the rooftop of Saptrishi building.

In the chargesheet, police had accused Junaid, Chand Mohammed and Irshad of being involved in the murder of Shahid. All of them were granted bail on Friday.

While granting bail, Justice Suresh Kumar Kait observed that “it is hard to believe that a communal riot can be used by the petitioners (accused persons) to cause death of a person of their own community”.

The court also noted that the three Muslim accused had tried to save the members of the Hindu community. “If they were really involved in this communal riot and wanted to cause harm to the members of the other community, they would not have tried to save the lives of the above-named members of the other community”, the Judge said in the bail order.

 Shazia Ilmi accuses former BSP MP of misbehaving with her

BJP leader Shazia Ilmi has filed an FIR with the Delhi police, accusing former BSP MP Akbar Ahmed ‘Dumpy’of allegedly misbehaving with her during dnner party hosted by cigar baron Chintan Seth in Vasant Kunj on February 5 evening. The police have registered a case against Ahmed under IPC Sections 506 (threatening) and 509 (to insult modesty of a woman).

 According to the complaint Ilmi was invited alongwith many others at a dinner hostel for foreign envoys. She alleged that when she was discussing farm laws with foreign envoys when Ahmed started abusing her and passed filthy remarks against her. Ilmi also alleges in FIR that Ahmed also abused a Hindu god.

China acknowledges five of its soldiers were killed in Galwan Valley clash

For the first time China on Friday accepted that four of its soldiers were killed during clashes between Indian and Chinese soldiers in the Galwan Valley on June 5, 2020.

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) had so far denied that any of its were killed in the clashes between the two sides.

After the clashes, India had admitted that 20 of its soldiers were killed in the worst violence between the countries since 1967.

Disha Ravi sent to jail for three days

Climate activist Disha Ravi arrested for her involvement in sharing a ‘toolkit’ on social media in connection with the ongoing farmers protest has been sent to three days judicial custody by a Delhi court. While passing the order, the court said that her custodial interrogation was not required at present.

Police arrests a Dalit youth behind poisoning of three Dalits girls in UP

UP police claimed to have arrested a 28-year-old Dalit youth and a 15-year-old Dalit boy in connection with the poisoning of three girls in Unnao district of UP. One of the arrested persons has been identified as Vinay. According to police investigations, Vinay did the mischief after a 17-year-old Dalit rejected his offer to marry him. As both the accused and the victims had their farms adjoining each other and used to work on their respective fields, Vinay mixed some pesticide in a drinking water bottle which was consumed by the three Dalit girls. While two of them 13 and 16-year-old died, another one, who is 17-year- old, is battling for her life in a Kanpur hospital.

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