September 19, 2020 10:06 am
Additional Solicitor General of India Aman Lekhi opposed any move to transfer the investigation from the Delhi Police and argued that such exercise of jurisdiction is an exception.
April 20, 2020 2:43 pm
The communal clashes in February had claimed 53 lives and over 200 people were injured.
April 19, 2020 1:08 am
Apart from Imam, a chargesheet filed by a special investigation team of the Crime Branch also names local leader Ashu Khan for allegedly leading a mob involved in arson.
April 18, 2020 1:12 pm
Sharjeel Imam is also facing a sedition charge by the Assam and Uttar Pradesh Police for a speech he made against the citizenship law at Aligarh Muslim University on January 16.
March 16, 2020 12:29 pm
The ATR also stated that the police could not identify between rioters who carried petrol bombs and trapped students.
February 27, 2020 3:59 pm
According to the estimate submitted by Jamia, public property worth Rs 2,66,16,390 was damaged in the violence. The university has specified that the damage “occurred due to Delhi Police action on December 15, 2019”.
February 19, 2020 1:28 am
The Delhi Police Crime Branch, in two chargesheets filed before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur, booked 17 persons under various IPC sections, including rioting, unlawful assembly, voluntarily causing hurt to public servant and criminal conspiracy.
February 18, 2020 2:41 am
Urging the court to direct authorities to pay a compensation of at least Rs 2 crore, Shayaan Mujeeb (21) alleged in his plea that police had “entered the campus without authorisation of the university administration”.
February 18, 2020 2:35 am
Police claimed that on raiding Sharjeel Imam’s rented apartment in Vasant Kunj, they recovered several pamphlets, including some containing what police say is false information on CAA and NRC.
February 18, 2020 2:08 am
Special Commissioner of Police (crime branch) Praveer Ranjan, when asked about the new video, said the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the December 15 violence will analyse all the clips to establish the sequence of events.
December 19, 2019 7:25 pm
As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continue, thousands defied the lockdown declared across Uttar Pradesh, parts of Karnataka as people hit streets across at least 10 states.