Delhi High Court said – Violence did not erupt suddenly after any incident in the capital, everything was pre-planned
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that the riots in the national capital in 2020 were pre-planned. The violence here did not erupt suddenly after any incident. The court made this observation while denying bail to one of the accused in the case.
The court said that the conduct of the protesters is clearly visible in the video footage produced in the court. The riots were organized in a well-planned manner to disrupt the normal life of the government as well as the people in the city. The court said that the destruction of CCTV cameras also corroborates an already planned conspiracy to disturb law and order in the city.
Court did not grant bail to the accused Mohammed Ibrahim
Justice Subramaniam Prasad rejected the bail appeal of accused Mohammed Ibrahim, who was arrested in December. The Court held that individual liberty cannot be used to endanger the fabric of civilized society. Ibrahim was seen in the CCTV clip threatening the mob with a sword.
The case related to the attack on the policemen in Chand Bagh
This case is related to the mob attack on the policemen during the riots in Chand Bagh of North-East Delhi. During the violence, Head Constable Ratan Lal died of a head injury and another officer was seriously injured.
The court had reprimanded the police
month, a Delhi court had reprimanded the police this month regarding the Delhi riots. The court had said that the investigation of the worst riots after partition, as done by the Delhi Police, it is sad. This investigation has proved to be insensitive and inactive.
Traces of riots are still visible in
North-East Delhi's Chand Bagh, Khajuri Khas, Babarpur, Jaffrabad, Seelampur, Main Wazirabad Road, Karawal Nagar, Shiv Vihar, and Brahmapuri. There are still traces of disturbance, arson, sabotage between the two communities that took place during the riots. After the riots, some people have come back on track again with government and non-government assistance. But some people are still not able to start their work completely.