Kalra's lawyer, Vineet Malhotra who opposed the remand, told the court that the application was malafide as he had himself purchased an oxygen concentrator and later got a phone call from the Delhi Police asking him to file a complaint stating that the equipment was of bad quality.
Five-month-old Pari is the third infant who was cremated at the Seemapuri crematorium since April this year. She was the youngest child to be buried at the crematorium where more than 2,000 cremations have taken place this year.
Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav granted interim bail to accused Gulfam, who has been in judicial custody since March 16, 2020. He is an accused in a total of eight riot cases. He has been granted bail in seven cases so far.
Additional Sessions Judge Sandeep Garg dismissed Kalra’s bail plea noting that the allegations against him were serious and the possibility of him “tampering with evidence or intimidating prosecution witnesses cannot be ruled out”.
Ahmed through his lawyer MS Khan, has told the court that his experience and expertise as a medical professional would be helpful in dealing with the surge in Covid-19 cases and treatment of inmates in the central jail.
The court perused a report submitted by Shriram Institute for Industrial Research, in respect of two Oxygen concentrators seized from the premises of Kalra. The court stated that the "average output in terms of Oxygen purity is found to be 32.7 % & 38.2 %. With the laboratory room air, the Oxygen concentration was found to be merely 20.8%”
Nazim's lawyer Salim Malik told the court that he had been "falsely implicated in the matter by the police just because he and his brother Kasim (who is also an accused in the instant case) are “Bad Characters” (B.C) of the Dayalpur area."
The court observed that from the evidence gathered following statements by a number of witnesses, it is prima facie apparent that the “riotous mob” armed with “weapons” had abducted Suleman, the deceased, to kill him merely on account of the fact that he was from a different community.
Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav dismissed the anticipatory bail of Siraj Ahmad observing that his presence “is very much necessary to unearth the conspiracy involved in planning, instigating and fanning the flames of communal conflagration”.