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Delhi Court Grants Bail To 66-Year-Old Man accused in Delhi Riots, Says 'Police Not Serious About His Alleged Involvement in The Matter' [READ ORDER]

Lawstreet Journal 31 Oct 2020 12:00am

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New Delhi, Oct 28: A Delhi court on Wednesday (October 28, 2020) granted anticipatory bail to a 66-year-old man in a case of vandalism of a shop during the northeast Delhi riots in February, saying the police was not serious about his alleged involvement in the matter.

Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav granted anticipatory bail to Uday Singh and directed him to appear before the investigating officer on October 30.

The court also directed Singh to continue to cooperate in the investigation and said the police should give one-week clear notice to him in case of arrest.

It said, though, Singh can be seen in the alleged video of the incident, he did not appear to be participating in the riots in the Khajuri Khas area.

The material on record is really short about the authenticity of viral video, it said in its order. It further noted that there has been previous discord between the complainant, Yakub, and Singh with regard to payment of rent/electricity charges of the shop.

Yakub had rented the shop owned by Singh. The applicant (Singh) is a permanent resident of Karawal Nagar, Delhi. He is not a previous convict. The earlier anticipatory bail application of the applicant was probably dismissed without considering the material in the charge sheet," the court said.

It is also evident that even the police is not serious about the involvement of the applicant in the present case, as the incident allegedly took place on February 24, 2020, and the NBWs (non-bailable warrants) against the applicant have… Continue Reading...


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