AAP’s Delhi unit secretary Dilip Pandey, and members Ram Kumar Jha and Javed Ahmed were on Saturday produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Sheetal Chaudhary who sent them to 14-day judicial custody.
“I find enough material on record which could substantiate the prosecution claim that it (posters) can create enmity among different classes/communities,” the court said.
Apart from Pandey, police also arrested Jha, a printing and logistics in-charge, and Ahmed, a designer, on Friday for allegedly putting up posters with provocative messages in Okhla.
Seeking judicial custody of the three, public prosecutor Nidhi Bala argued that Ahmed had sent an email to Jha and had CC-ed Pandey. The email contained a copy of the design of the poster to which Jha had replied to saying “okay”.
Ahmed sent another e-mail of the final design to which nobody replied, which was understood as the design had been accepted, the prosecution claimed.
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The prosecution also produced call records which suggested Ahmed was in touch with Pandey and Jha on the night of July 16.
Advocate Rahul Mehra, counsel for the accused, said when Pandey did not reply to the alleged mails, it showed that no case was made out against him and there was no material against him.
Mehra also said one Okhla resident Amanatullah Khan, a volunteer of AAP, had put up the posters and even confessed that he had done so, but police still arrested the other volunteers. Two other AAP volunteers, Ajit Dubey and Mukesh Jha, who were also arrested, were granted bail from the Jamia Nagar police station.
Police also said Amanatullah has not been detained or questioned yet. However, police said if needed, Amanatullah will be questioned.