Delhi News Live Updates, December 3: A Delhi court on Saturday discharged former JNU student Umar Khalid and activist Khalid Saifi in a case connected to the northeast Delhi riots. Saifi’s lawyer senior advocate Rebecca John confirmed the development. This relates to a case of arson in Khajuri Khas area. They will continue to remain in judicial custody since they are get to get bail in the UAPA case.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday slammed the BJP for turning the national capital into a “mound of garbage”. “The BJP was in power in MCD for 15 years and it turned Delhi into a capital of garbage mounds and stray animals. This time, people will choose Arvind Kejriwal for MCD to make Delhi clean and beautiful,” he said. Polling for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will be held on December 4.
In other news, All Delhi government schools will remain closed on December 3 in view of preparations for the municipal elections, PTI reported. “All heads of government schools of Directorate of Education are hereby informed that December 3 (Saturday) is to be declared a holiday in schools on account of polling preparations of Delhi MCD elections 2022,” the Directorate of Education (DoE) said in a circular.