A Delhi court has taken cognizance of the charge sheet filed against former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councilor Tahir Hussain and others in two separate cases related to communal violence in north-east Delhi in February.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Purushottam Pathak said that sufficient to take cognizance of the offenses under various sections of IPC against Hussain, Tanveer Malik, Gulfam, Nazim, Qasim, Shah Alam, Riyasat Ali and Liaquat Ali in the case related to riots in Dayalpur area. Content. These offenses include rioting (sections 147 and 148), unlawful assembly (149), attempt to murder (307) and criminal conspiracy (120-B).

Court obstructs public servant’s discharge of public works (147, 148, 149, 186), robbery (395) mischief by fire or explosive, (426) trespassing (452), including trespass entry into the house after preparation for attack Taking cognizance of the charge sheet against 16 accused including Hussain under various sections.

The charges against Hussain, Liaquat Ali, Riyasat Ali, Shah Alam, Mohammed Shadab, Mohammed Abid, Rashid Saifi, Gulfam, Arshad Kaiyum, Irshad Ahmed, Mohammed Rihan, Tariq Moin Rizvi, Jagar Khan, Hajilshak Malik, Mohammad Ilyas and Khalid Saifi It was filed in June.

However, in both the cases, the court did not take cognizance of the offenses under sections 153 (spreading disharmony on the basis of religion, caste, language, etc.), 506 (public mischief) and the Arms Act as the police have not yet given the necessary sanction for them. Is not achieved.

On February 24, a communal riot erupted after a clash between supporters and opponents of the revised citizenship law in north-east Delhi in which 53 people died and around 200 were injured.

 

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