July 05, 2022 7:51 am
This is the first time a Northeast Delhi riots accused has made allegations of assault inside jail. Earlier, the main accused in the UAPA case have alleged discrimination by jail staff during multiple court hearings.
June 02, 2022 8:09 am
While the trial court in its order passed in October 2021 had said the evidence against Imam on other charges is “scanty and sketchy”, it had held his speech to be “clearly on communal/divisive lines”.
May 27, 2022 1:32 am
Allowing withdrawal of the application and granting him liberty to approach the trial court, the division bench of Justice Mukta Gupta and Justice Mini Pushkarna said if the relief is declined by the lower court, he can approach the High Court in appeal.
May 17, 2022 1:10 pm
Sharjeel Imam, who is in detention in other cases also, is accused of giving “inflammatory and instigatigating speeches” against the government on the issue of CAA and NRC, particularly at Jamia Milia Islamia University in December 2019.
April 12, 2022 7:26 am
Imam's lawyer, Tanveer Ahmed Mir, had argued that the accused never advocated violence: “The allegations against the accused are false and imaginary... chats of groups MSJ shows that accused never discussed or mentioned any intention to cause violence.”
March 10, 2022 1:11 am
The court at the outset observed that section 13 does not fall under Chapter IV of UAPA — which pertains to terrorist activities, and thus he does not require to meet the stringent conditions for bail under the anti-terrorism law.
February 11, 2022 7:11 pm
The lawyer argued that Imam, who was arrested in January, 2019, cannot be held for the consequences of the riots which broke out in February, 2020.
February 08, 2022 8:42 am
Senior advocate Tanvir Ahmed Mir was making his rebuttals on behalf of Imam before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat. The court will hear the matter on February 9.
January 26, 2022 8:34 am
Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat had Monday framed charges against Imam for allegedly making inflammatory speeches at Aligarh Muslim University and in Delhi’s Jamia area against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
January 25, 2022 1:21 am
The case is related to alleged inflammatory speeches by Sharjeel Imam at Delhi’s Jamia area and Aligarh Muslim University against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).