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Delhi riots: Court dismisses Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha's bail plea

A Delhi court has dismissed the bail plea of Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha, arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

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Jamia Millia Islamia University | Delhi court | Delhi Riots 2020

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Rioters during a clash in Northeast Delhi, where fresh violence erupted between people demonstrating for and against the new citizenship law | PTI

A has dismissed the bail plea of Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha, arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, in connection with a case related to larger conspiracy in the north east Delhi riots in February.

Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat, said in his order passed on October 26, that there were reasonable grounds for believing that the allegations against Tanha were prima facie true.

Tanha was arrested in the case for allegedly being part of a premeditated conspiracy in the riots.

Communal clashes had broken out in northeast Delhi on February 24 after violence between citizenship law supporters and protesters spiralled out of control leaving at least 53 people dead and around 200 injured.

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First Published: Tue, October 27 2020. 11:32 IST
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